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Widow sues boat owner in fire off California that killed 34

Brian Melley and Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:36pm

The widow of a man who died in a fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people in waters off California is suing the vessel's owners.

Condemned Georgia man launches another appeal for DNA tests

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:33pm

A Georgia man sentenced to die Wednesday has launched another last-ditch appeal aimed at supporting his claims of innocence.

Northwest Wyoming deer test positive for chronic wasting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:26pm

Wildlife biologists have confirmed a disease deadly to deer, elk and moose in several deer in a new area of northwest Wyoming, near the Montana line.

San Diego State suspends 14 fraternities after student death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:16pm

San Diego State University has suspended all of its 14 fraternities following the death of a 19-year-old freshman.

Officials look into horse stabbings on North Carolina border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:57pm

A nonprofit group which helps at-risk horses is reporting a series of stabbings involving horses in North Carolina and South Carolina.

2 flights return to Miami airport with mechanical issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:37pm

Two American Eagle flights operated by American Airlines encountered similar mechanical issues after takeoff, forcing both planes to return to Miami International Airport.

Man receives response to message in bottle 9 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:31pm

A Massachusetts college student has received a response to a message he threw into the ocean when he was 10 years old.

Wisconsin committee drops proposal to prosecute journalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:18pm

Officials in southwestern Wisconsin have dropped a resolution that appeared to threaten journalists who planned to report on upcoming water research without repeating a news release verbatim.

Pentagon chief says Vindman should not fear Army retaliation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:11pm

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday that an Army officer has no reason to fear retribution for testifying before Congress in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

Body of 78-year-old man found in creek in Cheyenne

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:44pm

The body of a 78-year-old transient man was found in a creek in a Cheyenne park over the weekend.

Instagram is about to hide likes for some US users. Here's what to expect

Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:38pm

Instagram is about to take its biggest step yet toward removing likes from its platform.

National security officials objected to stopping Ukraine aid

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:23pm

The view among the national security officials was unanimous: Military aid to Ukraine should not be stopped. But the White House's acting chief of staff thought otherwise.

What you get for $7-a-month Disney Plus subscription

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 2:00pm

"The Simpsons," ''Cinderella" and several movies from the Star Wars and Marvel universes will share a streaming home Tuesday as Disney Plus debuts.

United States: Bolivian president wasn't forced out by coup

Luis Alonso Lugo and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:47pm

Senior officials at the U.S. State Department said Monday the situation in Bolivia is not a coup, despite what some Latin American governments have claimed. They allege that the constitutional order in the Andean country will not be broken once an interim president calls for elections within 90 days.

West Virginia home explodes, 2 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:26pm

Officials say a West Virginia home exploded, causing non-life-threatening injuries to two people.

Denver settles with United pilot in indecent exposure case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:25pm

The city of Denver has agreed to pay $300,000 to a United Airlines pilot who was arrested on an indecent exposure charge that was later dismissed by a judge.

Prosecutors seek sentencing date for ex-Trump campaign aide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:23pm

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to set a sentencing date for next month for former Trump campaign official Rick Gates.

Tenn. doctor plans to plead guilty to opioid distribution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:15pm

A Tennessee doctor who had five patients fatally overdose in a 10-month span intends to plead guilty to distributing a controlled substance.

Record: Officer tried to keep victims quiet after cop threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:08pm

An off-duty Kansas police officer who was sentenced to probation for drunkenly threatening to shoot a bar server was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges, according to court records.