Reagan shooter Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making

Reagan shooter Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making

Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours.

Powerball $478 million jackpot is nation's 8th largest

Powerball players have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but they should keep in mind that their dreams of riches likely won't become a reality.

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

July 30
There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time.
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Court rules for middle school, officer in teen's burp arrest

A federal appeals court has upheld the petty misdemeanor arrest of an Albuquerque student accused of repeatedly disrupting his middle-school class with loud burps.
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Heck, yeah! Rednecks hold their blanking Summer Games

There were no world-class athletes or top-notch sporting venues, but there was cold beer, barbecue and a muddy tug-of-war Saturday at the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympics.
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'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

HBO is confirming what "Game of Thrones" fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8.
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Jury awards $9.5M to sisters injured in 2009 boat collision

Two sisters from New Jersey have received a $9.5 million jury award stemming from a 2009 boat collision that left them with serious injuries and killed one of their friends.
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Flooding damages Madison voting machines just before primary

The Madison City Clerk's office is scrambling to prepare for next month's primary after flooding and humidity damaged the city's voting equipment.
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Outrage, caution from Latino stars in critical election year

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The Latest: Wounded San Diego officer alert after shooting

The Latest on a shooting that killed a San Diego police officer and wounded another (all times local):
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Fires keep tourists away from California's Big Sur coast

Blazes have destroyed dozens of homes in several Western states and scared away tourists from California's dramatic Big Sur coast, which is near a wildfire…
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Toll unclear in crash of Texas balloon carrying at least 16

A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."
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Justice Department to review fatal Arizona police shooting

The U.S. Justice Department announced this week it will investigate the fatal shooting of a Navajo woman by an Arizona police officer.

Police: Woman fatally shot after pulling gun on officers

Police in central Alabama say officers fatally shot a robbery suspect who pulled a gun on them outside a gas station.

Man stunned at being target in Nevada bombing

A Nevada man whose family was nearly killed weeks ago by bombs set off by a former colleague has no idea why he was a target.

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The Latest on the hot air balloon that crashed in Central Texas (all times local):

3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle; suspect in custody

A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said.

Marine Corps IDs pilot killed in California training crash

The Marine Corps has named a pilot killed when his F/A-18C fighter jet crashed in the Southern California desert.

Sushi restaurant workers tested for Hepatitis A

A sushi restaurant employee believed to have been infected in a hepatitis A outbreak on the island of Oahu is recovering while almost all other staff members are cleared for work.

Montana to revisit incest law allowing charges against teens

Lawmakers will review a loophole in Montana's incest law that allows 16- and 17-year-olds to be held as complicit as their parents.

Water bomber damaged making landing on Lake Winnebago

A 70-year-old water bomber had to scrub an appearance during the AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 air show after an emergency landing on Lake Winnebago damaged the plane.

Judge refuses to dismiss sex suit against Derrick Rose

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging New York Knicks player Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and gang-raped a woman.

Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools

The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California's religious colleges and universities.