Maddie Holko

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DA: Stalker spent hour in Sandra Bullock's home, owned machine gun

A man arrested at Sandra Bullock's Los Angeles home allegedly was inside for more than an hour before police were called early Sunday.<p>Joshua James Corbett, 39, also owned an illegal machine gun, although he did not have it with him when he allegedly broke into the actress's home, a Los Angeles …

After Bergdahl, will U.S. and Cuba make swap involving Alan Gross?

Could former U.S. State Department contractor Alan Gross be part of a new prisoner swap?<p>Two Cubans convicted of spying in the United States are pushing for the deal. They argue that U.S. President Barack Obama could follow the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with a similar exchange, swapping …

Calif. teachers unions lose in court

A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California deals a sharp blow to unions — and will likely fuel political movements across the nation to eliminate teacher tenure.<p>Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu found five California laws governing the hiring and …

'Friendly fire from the air' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.<p>The five were killed Monday night along with an Afghan soldier in Zabul province, said Ghulam Sakhi …

House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In an upset for the ages, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second-most powerful man in the House, was dethroned …

Oregon High School Shooting Leaves Two Dead: Police

A shooter opened fire at a suburban Portland, Oregon, high school Tuesday morning, killing a 14-year-old freshman, authorities said.<p>The gunman also died, and Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson told an afternoon news conference that he had been tentatively identified but his name would not be …

Workers safe after blasts, fire at Montana plant

COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Explosions and a fire rocked a fiberboard plant Tuesday in northwest Montana, but all of the workers inside were safely …