BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school’s library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos detectives obtained, authorities said.
JERUSALEM — The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants elsewhere in the country.
WASHINGTON — Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm brought the Buffalo area’s three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more.
Mike Nichols, a master of all entertainment mediums, dead at age 83
SANTA BARBARA, Honduras — The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant — the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras. But the beauty queen and her sister were found shot dead on a remote river bank, and police said the sister’s boyfriend confessed to killing them in a jealous rage over his girlfriend dancing with another man.
WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard &Poor’s 500 index back into record territory.
MANAMA, Bahrain — Two U.S. Naval supply ships have collided in the Gulf of Aden, the U.S. Navy reports. No injuries were reported.
WASHINGTON — The quality chief for Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. told a Senate committee Thursday that a national recall of driver’s side air bag inflators is not necessary.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Gay couples lined up for marriage licenses at county courthouses across Montana on Thursday, a day after a federal judge tossed the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
PARIS — Negotiators in high-level talks with Iran over the country’s nuclear program “are not talking about an extension” as a deadline approaches, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
SANTA BARBARA, Honduras — Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found shot to death with her sister on a remote river bank.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.