WASHINGTON - It was science that led the FBI to the scientist.
PHOENIX - A newcomer to Arizona, John McCain used his wife's wealth, ties to powerful Washington figures and, most of all, the emotional power of his five years in a Vietnamese prison to launch his political career 25 years ago.
KINGSFORD, Mich. - When he learned police were looking for him, Scott Johnson tried to assure his mother that he would take care of the situation.
SAN DIEGO - The last thing defense attorney Jim McMahon expected to hear on a recording of phone calls from the county jail was his own voice discussing trial strategy with a client who had been jailed on a probation violation.
BIG SPRINGS, Neb. - Simple numbers were working against the fire and rescue department in this town of 400 along Interstate 80. Unbeknownst to six people in a Suburban that had just wrecked on the busy interstate, the math didn't favor them either.
LAS VEGAS - A fourth co-defendant pleaded guilty Monday in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping case, agreeing to testify against the Hall of Fame football player and one remaining co-defendant.
A crowd of nearly 40 people gathered Friday evening to honor the lives of two teens, Tracy Randall Deal Jr., 13, and Devin Franklin Miller, 15, who tragically lost their lives in an all-terrain vehicle accident in late July.
Statesboro Police Arrests
WASHINGTON - About 20 House Republicans have cut short their August vacations, gathering on the floor to protest Democratic energy policy and demand that Speaker Nancy Pelosi call lawmakers back into session to vote on an energy package. The bill would include GOP demands for more domestic drilling.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A helicopter plucked two frostbitten Dutch climbers from K2 on Monday after an avalanche and exposure left at least 11 people presumed dead on the world's second-highest mountain. An Italian who was also stranded made his way down the slope with a rescue team after telling a colleague, ''I am surely not going to give up now.''
CORE Credit Union announces Justin McCartney has become a partner with CORE and CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) to provide financial planning services to its members.
BAGHDAD - Despite intense U.S. pressure, Iraqi leaders failed Sunday to resolve differences over how to govern the oil-rich city of Kirkuk - a dispute that is blocking provincial elections and stoking tension in the volatile north.
Creative realtors and developers in Statesboro are following a nationwide trend in designing some wacky and ingenious real estate incentive packages to help lure potential homebuyers and tenants to their properties.
EDITOR'S NOTE - Nine years ago, the world learned of a hidden chapter of the Korean War - the killing of refugees at a place called No Gun Ri. Now investigators are shedding light on what one calls 215 ''other No Gun Ris.'' Here is a report.
HOUSTON - The planned execution this week of a man convicted in one of Houston's most brutal murder cases in a generation has become among the most contentious in the state that has the nation's busiest capital punishment system.
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