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  • U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'

    U.S. military wants to create 'Iron Man suit'
    WASHINGTON — Army Capt. Brian Dowling was leading his Special Forces team through a steep mountain pass in eastern Afghanistan when insurgents ambushed his patrol, leaving two of his soldiers pinned down with life-threatening wounds. After a...
  • Beached whale, already near death, is euthanized with 6-foot needle

    Beached whale, already near death, is euthanized with 6-foot needle
    A beached whale that stranded itself off the coast near Tampa, Fla., early Thursday was euthanized later in the day, but not before attracting hundreds of onlookers. The 30-foot sperm whale was about 20 feet offshore and near death already,  the...
  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Housing markets rebound faster when foreclosures proceed quickly

    Housing markets rebound faster when foreclosures proceed quickly
    WASHINGTON — Why have many of the local housing markets that were hit hardest during the bust — especially in California — bounced back so vigorously and quickly, with prices close to or exceeding where they were in 2005 and 2006?...
  • Corey Perry could join Ryan Getzlaf on Ducks' bench tonight

    Corey Perry could join Ryan Getzlaf on Ducks' bench tonight
    The Ducks’ powerful first line might be two players down tonight in Tampa Bay. Center Ryan Getzlaf was declared out for a third game this morning after prematurely ending his return to practice ice Wednesday in Tampa. Getzlaf suffered an upper...
  • FAA to probe what passengers say was scary dive by Southwest plane

    FAA to probe what passengers say was scary dive by Southwest plane
    The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight this week described as a scary dive before the flight leveled off and made a normal landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina....
  • Is there any place in Florida safe from sinkholes? Technically, no.

    Is there any place in Florida safe from sinkholes? Technically, no.
    A master bedroom, a porch, a 14-foot boat and most of two houses were swallowed by the earth when a sinkhole opened up in a family’s backyard in western Florida. The gaping hole in the waterfront town of Dunedin was more than 70 feet wide by...
  • Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries

    Mark Stock's 'Hollywood: Uncovered' paintings hint at mysteries
    As a creator of narrative art, Mark Stock says nothing is more fun than staging a photo shoot for a painting he has yet to make. So when Stock decided to revisit one of his more popular subjects — interpreting the artistic, historical and personal...
  • USC-Notre Dame matchup brings back memories for John McKay's son J.K.

    USC-Notre Dame matchup brings back memories for John McKay's son J.K.
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Even if they didn't have any other reason, USC and Notre Dame should play football every year just so we can tell John McKay stories. He coached the Trojans from 1960-75 and you don't need a record book to know he was...
  • Bill Warner dies at 44; motorcyclist set a world speed record

    Bill Warner dies at 44; motorcyclist set a world speed record
    Bill Warner, who set the world record for fastest speed on a conventional motorcycle, died Sunday after losing control while again trying to top 300 mph at a former air base in northern Maine. He was 44. The speed racer and Florida fish farmer was...
  • Slim Whitman dies at 90; TV sales gave country singer new fame

    Slim Whitman dies at 90; TV sales gave country singer new fame
    The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams. The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...