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Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:41am

Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who says the outfits look tacky and ridiculous.

Attack in Afghanistan killed Illinois solider, Oklahoma man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:22am

A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said.

Sheriff denies paper's request for school shooting video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:21am

Authorities have denied a newspaper's request for video related to a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school that left a 6-year-old boy dead.

Ex-Philadelphia mayoral candidate cited for pot at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:13am

A former Philadelphia mayoral candidate was cited at the airport after security officers found a small amount of marijuana in his luggage.

Pulse Nightclub gates open for unveiling of new memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:40am

The gates surrounding Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, have been open for the first time since the deadly June attack for the unveiling of a new memorial.

New details emerge in case of 3 men accused in Kansas plot

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:30am

An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself "The Crusaders" first came to the government's attention when one of its members, alarmed by the heightening talk of violence, contacted FBI agents and became a confidential source, prosecutors said.

Officials: Daughters confess to burying father, 94, in yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:01am

Investigators say two women panicked when they found their 94-year-old father dead in his central Florida home and buried him in the yard.

Central Ohio firefighter hit by lightning dies 2 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:50am

A central Ohio firefighter struck by lightning at a charity event two years ago has died from an infection attributed to his injuries.

Man charged in bomb threat at North Carolina GOP office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:40am

A man is facing felony charges after being accused of making a bomb threat against a GOP office in North Carolina.

Ruling clears way for Kentucky inmate to get married

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:30am

A Kentucky couple denied a marriage license because the woman is in prison and couldn't accompany her fiance to a county clerk's office has won a court ruling that clears the way for them to get married.

Thieves steal Florida deputy's purse while she pumps gas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:20am

Authorities tracked down two men and two teens accused of stealing a purse from an off-duty South Florida deputy's car while she was pumping gas.

18-year-old dies after Russian Roulette-style game at party

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 4:50am

Authorities in Virginia say a teenager has died after shooting himself while playing a Russian Roulette-style game during his 18th birthday party.

Store holds baby shower for infant delivered in Utah Walmart

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 4:10am

A Utah woman who gave birth while in a Walmart checkout line got an impromptu baby shower at the store.

US Capitol Christmas Tree to stop in Paducah next month

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 3:00am

Paducah officials say the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be in western Kentucky next month.

College football therapist gets some of the credit for wins

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 3:00am

A college football team in Virginia has hired a therapist to help its players mentally prepare for games.

Firefighter thrown up to 20 feet in Portland gas explosion

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:30am

An injured firefighter who's being hailed as a hero for helping to evacuate a building before a powerful gas explosion in a Portland shopping district said he was tossed up to 20 feet by the blast.

Ex-California state senator faces 5 years for taking bribes

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:20am

Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded guilty and admitted taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento.

BLM auctioning off land for geothermal lease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:30pm

The Bureau of Land Management is holding a competitive geothermal lease sale for tens of thousands of acres of land in Nevada, California and Utah.

Cincinnati Zoo rejoins Twitter following Harambe controversy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:41pm

The Cincinnati Zoo has rejoined Twitter after a two-month hiatus that was sparked by outrage over the May shooting death of Harambe, the zoo's 17-year-old gorilla.