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A Montana judge under fire for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared “older than her chronological age” said Tuesday that he deserves to be censured but not removed from the bench for the remarks.
Authorities trying to solve a distillery heist that netted cases of prized Kentucky bourbon have monitored websites and interviewed more than 100 people since the pricey whiskey was taken weeks ago. Now a cash reward is getting mixed in.
Edward J. “Babe” Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army’s famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 90.
Zygi Wilf beamed in the middle of the sharp-dressed group, a gold-painted shovel in his hands, a purple Vikings hard hat on his head and star running back Adrian Peterson by his side. Finally, the work on Minnesota’s polarizing and long-sought new stadium was under way.
While Brett Favre isn’t sure what he’ll be doing next year, he does know what he’ll be doing Friday: Trying to win a Mississippi high school state championship.
Forward Jozy Altidore has earned his first Futbol de Primera U.S. national team player of the year award.
Games played Dec. 3, 2013
NHL ROUNDUP: Sidney Crosby scored the tying goal in the third period and then won it with a brilliant individual effort 3:44 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Games played Dec. 3, 2013
NBA ROUNDUP: Kyle Singler scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds and the Pistons beat the Miami Heat 107-97 on Tuesday night to snap the NBA champions' 10-game winning streak.
A worker was missing and presumed dead after a silo collapsed and spilled 50 tons of corn at a facility that was cited this year for six “serious” safety violations, officials said Tuesday.
Games played Dec. 3, 2013
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Freshman Aaron Gordon scored 19 points, Nick Johnson and Brandon Ashley added 18 each and No. 2 Arizona beat Texas Tech 79-58 on Tuesday night in the Wildcats' first game since beating Duke to win the NIT Season Tip-off.
With 3-D printers increasingly able to produced plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Seeking to regroup from his health care law’s disastrous rollout, President Barack Obama on Tuesday insisted that the sweeping overhaul is working and warned Republican critics that he would fight any efforts to strip away its protections.
Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL.
Games played Dec. 3, 2013
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Shoni Schimmel scored 14 points, Bria Smith added 12 and No. 7 Louisville cruised to a 91-49 victory over Missouri State on Tuesday night.
The engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, nodded at the controls just before the wreck, and by the time he caught himself it was too late, a union official said Tuesday.
A person was taken into custody Tuesday and weapons have been recovered following a report of a man near the University of New Haven campus with what appeared to be a rifle, the school said.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut employee pensions and relieve itself of other crushing debts, handing a defeat to the city’s unions and retirees and shifting the case into a delicate new phase.
CMT's celebration of country music's top artists of 2013 was a complete dude fest.
Hollywood studios have won a copyright case against Hotfile Corp. after a Florida judge on Tuesday ordered the file-hosting website to pay $80 million in damages.
A co-host of the HGTV show "Curb Appeal" has been killed in a motorcycle accident in San Francisco.
In what was supposed to be a warm reunion, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet instead Wednesday in a climate fraught with tension over an airspace dispute that has put Asia on edge.
Chick-fil-A says it’s removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients.
For Dec. 3, 2013
Here's a roundup of business news for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
Look alive, selfie. There’s another word of the year that’s not all about you.
A Jefferson City man is facing out-of-state child porn charges.
Ryan O’Neal told a jury Monday that he owns an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett and it was not a secret that he had removed the artwork from her home after her death.
A coalition of medical organizations and health care advocates has sued Missouri over its requirement that only state-licensed counselors can serve as navigators in a program aimed at helping consumers sign up for coverage under the new online health insurance marketplace.
Incentives sought to bring Boeing’s new airliner production line to Mo.
Missouri lawmakers were seeking additional information as they started work Monday on an incentives package aimed at winning production of Boeing’s new 777X commercial airplane.
The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud.
The University of Missouri has pushed back a two-week maintenance project on its research reactor because of a disruption in the supply of radioactive isotopes used to detect and treat some medical conditions.
On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused to wade into a dispute over state sales taxes for purchases on websites like Amazon.com, an outcome likely to prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales.
It’s all up to Hubble. NASA said Monday that the Hubble Space Telescope is the best bet for figuring out whether Comet ISON disintegrated during its brush with the sun last week.
Coach Jeff Fisher is willing to forget about the season-high 11 penalties the Rams took Sunday in a 23-13 loss at San Francisco. As long as it doesn’t happen again.
An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp is coming back to haunt the U.S. Postal Service.
Power up and shop.
The line of demarcation might as well be the Kansas City Chiefs’ bye week. In the nine weeks prior to taking some time off, the Chiefs rolled to a 9-0 record, an unimaginable turnaround from a 2-14 finish a year ago. The defense was holding opponents to just 13.3 points per game, and the offense was playing nearly mistake-free football. Everything has changed in the last three weeks.
The Big 12 will have its own championship Saturday, even without a title game.
A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.
On a night usually dominated by news of players let loose, the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics filled pitching needs with trades.
The NFL will keep the AFC North matchup between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh as the prime-time game Sunday, Dec. 15.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid did not sound optimistic he’ll have leading pass rusher Justin Houston back for Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins.
It could take four to six weeks before authorities can determine how a man died after an altercation in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium during Kansas City’s game against Denver, police said Monday.
If Fred Davis holds on to the ball, the chain gang mistake helps the Washington Redskins.
The prosecutor investigating sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston wants the process to be “thorough” and won’t let football dictate when he will wrap up his inquiry.
The Big Ten office has decided not to suspend any players or coaches for their actions in the wake of a fight in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Ohio State and archrival Michigan.
Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans’ storied football program for another run at national titles.
There is one certainty among many possibilities offered by the World Cup draw Friday: Most teams want to be in Switzerland’s group.
Pele is to appear at Friday’s draw for the 2014 World Cup, but his role is being kept secret.
A kayak fisherman died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said.