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Skydiver breaks sound barrier in record jump

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever - a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert.

October 15, 2012 | | Nation


Specter dies as Congress is at its most polarized

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Arlen Specter, who spent much of his pugnacious 30-year career in the U.S. Senate warning of the dangers of political intolerance, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at a time when Congress is more politically polarized than anyone serving there - or living in America - can remember.

October 15, 2012 | | Nation


Joe Wilson’s old ammo

Joe Wilson was a living legend in Tracy.

October 15, 2012 | By DON MOYER Outdoors Columnist | Sports Columns


Beltran, Freese hit 2-run HRs, Cards beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This time, Carlos Beltran, David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals took a six-run lead - and held onto it, barely.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants force 3 INTs as they steamroll San Francisco 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The New York Giants gave the San Francisco 49ers another reason to simmer.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bryant’s kick pushes Falcons past Raiders

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have plenty of mistakes to work on during their bye week.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sanchez, Tigers defeat Yanks for 2-0 series lead

NEW YORK (AP) - The Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez's arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lions rally to beat Eagles 26-23 in OT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime as the Detroit Lions rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-23 on Sunday.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Manning still crossing paths with Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf?

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Fox announcer Buck does double duty Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Joe Buck experienced the ultimate San Francisco sporting Sunday.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Beltran back in SF for postseason, now playing with St. Louis Cards

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carlos Beltran so desperately wanted to help the Giants return to the playoffs last fall during his short time with San Francisco.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


October not the same without Jeter

NEW YORK (AP) - A player stood at shortstop at Yankee Stadium, yet the shortstop was missing.

October 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Maynard leads Cal by Washington State

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Quarterback Zach Maynard threw for a touchdown and ran for another as California beat Washington State 31-17 on Saturday night.

October 15, 2012 | | Collegiate Sports


Boise State knocks off Fresno State

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Even though Boise State is no longer a pass-happy, high scoring offense, the Broncos are still finding ways to win.

October 15, 2012 | | Collegiate Sports


Whistles go against Stanford at Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The whistles went against Stanford.

October 15, 2012 | | Collegiate Sports


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The Clintons, Demos’ 2014 super surrogates

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


Man’s ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


NEWS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA

• MAGIC JOHNSON READY TO ASSIST TECH IN DIVERSITY: SAN JOSE (AP) - Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.

October 22, 2014 | | State


Tracking of all from Ebola nations

ATLANTA (AP) - All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


No trick: Across United States, Halloween bumped for football

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


Gay veteran gets OK to be buried with gay partner

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A U.S. Navy veteran can be buried with the ashes of her late partner in a southwest Idaho military cemetery after the state legalized gay marriage.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for officer’s gun

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


Terror appeal: Did it lure teens?

DENVER (AP) - Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.

October 22, 2014 | | Nation


NEWS FROM BUSINESS WORLD

• CAMEL MAKER REYNOLDS SNUFFS OUT WORKPLACE SMOKING: RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

October 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


Early Apple computer sells for $905K

NEW YORK (AP) - A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.

October 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


Social Security benefits up an average of $20 a month during 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes.

October 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


NBA owners fail to pass lottery reform

NEW YORK (AP) - One of the biggest issues on the agenda when the NBA's owners arrived in New York for the board of governors meetings was thwarting the tanking strategy employed most brazenly by the Philadelphia 76ers.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (AP) - Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance Wednesday, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16 years old.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British want an NFL team in London

LONDON (AP) - The British government wants an NFL team based in London.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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