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Ex-President George H.W. Bush Taken to Hospital

HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital on…

Southwest Jet Loses Wingtip at LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) Two jets at New York’s LaGuardia Airport got a little too close for comfort Tuesday morning, with one ripping the wingtip off the other. No passengers on either plane were injured. American Airlines Flight 1104 from Dallas…

Battered NY Mayor Calls for Temporary Protest Halt

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE AND COLLEEN LONG ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) -- As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving…

North Korea Experiencing Severe Internet Outages

BY ERIC TUCKER ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White…

NY Cop Killer Had Long Criminal History

BY TOM HAYS ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) -- The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental…

Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash

By RIK STEVENS and VERENA DOBNIK NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has…

James Holmes Parents Plead Against Death Penalty

DENVER (AP) — The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty. In a letter to The Denver Post published Friday, Robert and Arlene Holmes say they have always loved their son…