ATLANTA — In what may be a sign that the King siblings might be close to a settlement regarding the ownership and potential sale of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the King Estate on Thursday dismissed a 2013 lawsuit against the King Center over other properties.
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The early Rosetta results are in, and they reveal that comets are much more complicated than anyone knew.
EDGEWATER, N.J. — More than 15 hours after a massive five-alarm fire started at an apartment complex — eventually gutting the four-story building and displacing nearly 1,000 people — dense smoke continued to build above the wreckage as firefighters sprayed water onto the building this morning.
CHICAGO — When Courtney Lorentz’s 6-year-old daughter brought home an iPad from school last fall, the Deerfield, Ill., mom wanted assurance that the thoughts, ideas and personal information her daughter typed into the device would not follow her for years to come — or be sold to marketing companies for a quick buck.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters in November 2016 may be forced to read a ballot pamphlet as long and dense as a political science textbook — and oddly enough, they’ll have the millions who sat out last year’s sleepy elections to thank for the extra work.
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors made their final pitch to jurors Thursday that former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling gave classified information to a New York Times reporter, while defense attorneys shot back that their client was perhaps the least likely of several possible sources the journalist used.
James L. Fowler, a Korean and Vietnam War veteran who dreamed up the event that became the Marine Corps Marathon, the annual race that has drawn tens of thousands of athletes to the capital over nearly four decades, died Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 84.
On Tuesday, Facebook dealt a blow to the fake-news industry that could, in all likelihood, wipe it out: Starting this week, the site will cut down on the number of fake news stories that circulate in its News Feed — and add a warning on hoax stories indicating that they’re fake.
WASHINGTON — Hours before he took the podium, whatever President Barack Obama said Tuesday night was getting eclipsed on the Hill by all the excited chatter about the next person likely to speak before a joint meeting of Congress.
ORLANDO, Fla. — On Saturday, 80-year-old Rita Lucey will be ordained as a priest — and excommunicated by the Catholic Church.