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Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed

2:33pm EDT

Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed. | Video

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation'

Jul 16 2019

LOS ANGELES Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, were unsure precisely when they left the ground. | Video

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15

Jul 16 2019

LOS ANGELES A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said. | Video

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian

Jul 14 2019

Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday.

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Jul 02 2019

LOS ANGELES A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care. | Video

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar

Jul 01 2019

Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said. | Video

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico

Jun 28 2019

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison.

Alabama prosecutors weigh manslaughter indictment of woman who lost fetus in shooting

Jun 28 2019

Eight weeks after an Alabama grand jury indicted a woman for manslaughter over the loss of her fetus in a shooting she was accused of provoking, a state district attorney's office said on Friday it was still considering whether to prosecute the case.

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

Jun 25 2019

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defense contends should have been excluded.

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

Jun 25 2019

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defence contends should have been excluded.

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