US laboratory admits violating nuke-waste permit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packaging the waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico. In a letter released by state regulators...
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Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

Justin Ross Harris, right, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, arrives for his bond hearing at Cobb County Magistrate Court Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. Harris is currently being held without bond on a...

Ex-mob boss’ son convicted in looting of company

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former Philadelphia mob boss and another reputed mob associate were convicted Thursday of federal fraud charges for taking over a Texas-based mortgage company and then plundering its assets to buy homes, luxury cars and even a yacht....

Ohio Conjoined Brothers Marking A Milestone

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world’s oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate this week as they hit a milestone they’ve been looking forward to for years. Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62...

Nearing 63, Ohio Conjoined Brothers Mark Milestone

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world’s oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate this week as they hit a milestone they’ve been looking forward to for years. Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek will be 62...
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Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership

New Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey speaks to lawmakers during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ukraine’s president shook up the leadership of his poorly performing military on Thursday, appointing a new defense minister and...

Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership

New Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey speaks to lawmakers during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ukraine’s president shook up the leadership of his poorly performing military on Thursday, appointing a new defense minister and...
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Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership

New Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey speaks to lawmakers during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Ukraine’s president shook up the leadership of his poorly performing military on Thursday, appointing a new defense minister and...

Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An overpass in Brazil that was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan has collapsed onto vehicles below. The overpass in Cup host city Belo Horizonte collapsed Thursday afternoon. Local news media quote firefighters on the scene as saying at least...

Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An overpass in Brazil that was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan has collapsed onto vehicles below. The overpass in Cup host city Belo Horizonte collapsed Thursday afternoon. Local news media quote firefighters on the scene as saying at least...