Official: Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Authorities detailed Robin Williams' final moments Tuesday, saying the actor and comedian hanged himself with a belt in his San Francisco Bay Area home.&n..
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Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Ann Peay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and se..
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Missionaries return to US and Ebola quarantine

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Three missionaries who worked with patients infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia are back in the United States, spending the next several weeks on the ca..
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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.&..
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Obama calls for new Iraqi government

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) - President Obama is giving his approval to the appointment of a prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki and urging the formation of a new government in Iraq..
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Clinton distinguishes herself from Obama policies

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Hillary Clinton has made her most aggressive effort yet to distinguish herself from her former boss, rebuking President Barack Obama for his cautious approa..
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Sen. Nelson heads to Ukraine

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is headed to the conflict-battered Ukraine this week.    The Florida senator's office said Monday that Nelson would travel..
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Ethics test: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Now it's not just two Americans, but a Spaniard, as well: the three non-Africans known to have Ebola got some of the very few doses that exist of an experimental drug..
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Honduran teens, mom navigate life after US reunion

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Denia Zelaya arrived early at the Miami International Airport. She had last seen her eldest daughter nearly 10 years earlier, when she'd kissed a sleeping Anita and th..
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Drive-by shooting kills two, wounds five in New Orleans

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Janna Rowell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -Police in New Orleans say a drive-by shooting Sunday killed two people and wounded five others in the city's Lower 9th Ward.    Police say killed w..
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Anger surfaces in Missouri over shooting of teen

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man has turned to mayhem in suburban St. Louis as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles..
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Israeli and Palestinian peace talks to resume Monday

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Janna Rowell

CAIRO (AP) - Negotiators for the Israelis and the Palestinians say talks will resume this morning in Cairo in an effort to achieve a longer-lasting peace.    Meanwhi..
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Obama administration provides weapons to Kurds in Iraq

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Janna Rowell

SYDNEY (AP) - Senior U.S. officials say the Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in ..
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News-Press to highlight stories during, after Charley

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Next Wednesday marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Charley striking parts of southwest Florida.Charley caused several billion dollars in damage but the de..
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NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race in upstate New York.    ..
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Ukraine Rebel Leader Asks for Aid and Cease-Fire

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: David Schlager

 DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a cease-fire to prevent a "humanitarian catastrophe," the insurgents' new leader said Saturday a..
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US Aids Displaced Iraqis as Airstrikes Help Kurds

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: David Schlager

KHAZER CAMP, Iraq (AP) - President Barack Obama justified the U.S. military's return to fighting in Iraq Saturday by saying America must act now to prevent genocide, protect its di..
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Rockets, airstrikes after Gaza war truce collapses

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes struck more than 20 targets Saturday in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior Hamas member, as militant rocket fire continued following..
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Judge rules against NCAA

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

    A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the ..
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Ohio sheriff: Mystery woman is actually disbarred attorney

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALLEN COUNTY, OHIO- An Ohio sheriff says he knows the name of a mystery woman with ties to Southwest Florida, and he also claims she's a former lawyer on the run!Deputies in Ohio s..
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