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The Corpse in the Canyon, Conclusion

Barney Mapes confesses. [Photo courtesy of USC Digital Archive]<p>Less than two days after his interrogation began Barney Lee Mapes, 40 year old cement …

Crime

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Texas town outraged after middle school football player dies from attack by ants during game

Parents and a school district official are demanding answers after a 13-year-old Texas boy died four days after he suffered a severe allergic reaction to ant bites during a football game.<p>Cameron Espinosa was in a huddle with his teammates at Paul R. Haas Middle School in Corpus Christi last …

Luxembourg prince marries commoner in laid-back civil service

Unlike the pomp surrounding the nuptials of other European royalty lately, Prince Felix of Luxembourg married his girlfriend in a low-key civil ceremony Tuesday.<p>The prince, 29, married Claire Lademacher in her native Germany just outside her hometown of Frankfurt. The civil service was witnessed by …

Civil Service

Bus stop dancer tells TODAY she has 'more rhythm than sense' - TODAY.com

Frustrated musical theater majors: there is hope. A British woman who was secretly videotaped dancing at a bus stop became an Internet sensation, and has now landed a role in a professional theater production.<p>Ellie Cole, 35, was caught on camera in the town of Eastleigh getting her groove on to the …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

'Dancing With the Stars' kicks off Season 17

Who impressed the judges on Night One?<p>New pros and "a fantastic collection of new stars," as host Brooke Burke-Charvet put it, launched a new season of <i>Dancing With the Stars</i> on Monday on ABC.<p>Highlights included fan favorites Valerie Harper and Bill Nye, with Amber Riley rocking the ballroom.<p>What …

2013 Soul Train nominees include Timberlake, Thicke

Kendrick Lamar leads with six nominations. The event, set for Nov. 8, will air Dec. 1.<p>The Soul Train Awards are headed back to Las Vegas, it was announced Tuesday; and this year's nominees include a number of A-listers.<p>Rising hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar earned the most nominations for the R&B …

The surprising benefits of being bored

Research suggests that, rather than a feeling to be avoided, boredom (in moderation) should be embraced. The happy balance between chronic boredom and constant engagement can prove beneficial.<p>One morning during my commute, I found myself without my usual literary distractions. Instead, I had the …

'Blurred Lines' model cast in Ben Affleck's 'Gone Girl'

She'll play Andie, the mistress of Nick Dunne, played by Ben Affleck.<p>She was a star bombshell in the X-rated video for Robin Thicke's <i>Blurred Lines</i>, but now she'll be reading lines in <i>Gone Girl.</i><p>In the movie, 21-year-old Emily Ratajkowski will star as Nick Dunne's (Ben Affleck) mistress, a college …

Cher rips Miley's dancing, song, physique, oral hygiene

'I'm not old-fashioned,' Cher says. Miley Cyrus' notorious MTV performance 'just wasn't done well.'<p>Cher has a few choice words about the Miley Cyrus twerk-a-thon on MTV's Video Music Awards.<p>The hyperactive, sexual performance with Robin Thicke was "so bad," says the famously outspoken diva, 67.<p>But …

Let him eat cake! 'Granddad' the fish celebrates 80 years at aquarium

Oh, Granddad. If your gills could talk.<p>You traveled all the way from Sydney, Australia to Shedd Aquarium in Chicago back in 1933 so you could dazzle visitors to the “Century of Progress” World’s Fair. Most of the little boys who gawked at you then wore suspenders; the little girls wore dresses with …

Grandparents

Miss America Nina Davuluri brushes off racist remarks

The new Miss America says she has "to rise above" negative comments calling her a "terrorist" and linking her to "7-11" and "9/11."<p>Social media was abuzz overnight in the wake of Nina Davuluri being crowned as Miss America 2014.<p>And a lot of the tweets were attacks on the fact that she is the first …

Briton jailed for 27 years in US cannibal case

<b>A Briton living in the US has been jailed for almost 27 years for plotting to kidnap, rape, kill and eat a child.</b><p>Geoffrey Portway's home in Massachusetts was found equipped with a steel cage and a home-made coffin in a raid by US authorities last year.<p>The 40-year-old had spent months discussing the …

Jury recommends death for convicted Calif serial killer

A jury on Tuesday recommended a death sentence for Joseph Naso, a 79-year-old former photographer convicted of the decades-old killings of four Northern California women.<p>The panel deliberated for about four hours before reaching its decision in the penalty phase of the case. Earlier in the day, the …

Congress to consider radio royalties for artists

A new bill would give artists performance royalties whenever their songs are played on traditional radio.<p>The decades-old debate about how royalties should be paid when a song plays on the radio has re-emerged, with Congress taking up the issue and record labels breaking new ground by striking …

Costa Concordia salvage mission gives families hope for news of the missing

Nick Sloane – captain, senior salvage master, lover of pig roasts and hikes – is a gregarious tough guy who is not often lost for words. But when it came to talking about the moment when he was able to tell his 500-strong team of workers that they had managed to right the Costa Concordia after 19 …

Cold, wet cases: Oklahoma troopers stumble on six bodies in two cars at bottom of lake

Two decades-old cars containing six skeletons were recovered from a lake in a remote, sparsely populated area of southwestern Oklahoma, officials said Tuesday — potentially solving a pair of cold cases that have bedeviled local authorities for years.<p>Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials stumbled upon …

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Seaside Park boardwalk fire caused by faulty wiring, officials say

The massive fire that destroyed several blocks of the beloved Seaside Park boardwalk in New Jersey last week was caused by faulty electrical wiring, officials announced Tuesday.<p>A task force of investigators that included state and local fire marshals, county prosecutors, and local police made the …

Access to healthcare for the poor varies widely among states

The poor in the highest-ranking states are more likely to be covered by health insurance, to have a regular source of medical care and to get recommended preventive care, a study says.<p>September 17, 2013|By Noam N. Levey<p>Wide variations among the states in insurance coverage for the poor in many… …

American poverty figure edges up to 46.5 million

<b>The number of Americans in poverty rose slightly last year to 46.5 million, according to US Census data, despite a stock market recovery.</b><p>The figure edged up from 46.2 million in 2011, meaning the national poverty rate remains unchanged at 15%.<p>It is the sixth year in a row that the rate failed to …

Navy Yard shooter reported hearing voices through walls

WASHINGTON — The life of Aaron Alexis, the 34-year-old civilian Navy contractor who killed 12 people Monday at the Washington Navy Yard, friends, law enforcement and military officials say, was an odd combination of Buddhist calm and paranoia, friendliness and sudden rage.<p>"He always thought someone …

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Star Tracks A Makeup-Free Miley Cyrus Keeps Things Casual, Plus Claire Danes, Selma Blair and More<p>Updated 05.17.2018<p>Latest News<p>9 Unicorn Blow-Ups for …

Jessa Duggar Enters Courtship with Ben Seewald

Could a Duggar daughter be preparing to start a family of her own?<p>Jessa Duggar, 20, the third daughter of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of Tontitown, …

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