Family Encouraged By Meeting On Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart say they were encouraged by their meeting with a federal prosecutor about the investigation. John Crawford III was shot Aug. 5 in Beavercreek. Officers said he didn’t...

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

In this image made from video, Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep stands after being shorn in Midlands, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Shaun received his haircut for the first time in years Thursday, losing 23.5 kilograms (52 pounds) of wool but fleece failed to break record....

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Homicide Detective Derek Israel said Wednesday that foul play is not suspected and that he just wants to know how the adult skull came...

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

6,500-year-old human remains are displayed at the The Penn Museum, part of the University of Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. The museum announced Tuesday that it had rediscovered in its own storage rooms a 6,500-year-old human skeleton believed to have been...

USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2013, file photo, Southern California safety Josh Shaw recovers a Utah fumble in an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles. Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about...
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Mystery of Death Valley’s moving rocks solved

This undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows rocks that have moved across a dry lake bed in Death Valley National Park in California’s Mojave Desert. For years scientists have theorized about how the large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pound...

ABC names new boss at ‘The View’

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow’s top producer at MSNBC is the new man in charge on the daytime talk show “The View.” ABC announced Thursday that Bill Wolff is the new executive producer of “The View,” which begins a new season on Sept. 15....
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Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet

This combination image shows a map tweeted by the Canadian Joint Delegation to NATO on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, top, and a map tweeted in response on Thursday by the Twitter Feed of the Permanent Mission of Russia to NATO, below. The top map went viral, being retweeted more than...
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Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. The helicopter is one of several being used in a search and rescue mission to locate the missing pilot of an F15c fighter jet which crashed into a...
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Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious...