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Dallas neurosurgeon nicknamed ‘Dr. Death’ found guilty of maiming woman during surgery

When Mary Efurd woke from her surgery, she couldn't stand.Crippling pain shot through the 74-year-old's body.It shouldn't be like this. The surgery to fuse...

Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is the latest dystopian novel to top bestseller lists

Move over, "1984." There's a new dystopian novel topping the charts.Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" has just become the best-selling book on Amazon.com."New," of...

Teenage girl’s diary leads to 15-year sentence in Texas stabbing

"I stabbed an innocent woman to death earlier today . . . It was absolutely fantastic. Murder gives me a high unlike any other....

His dying wish was to marry her. The hospital sprang into action to make it happen.

Raul Hinojosa knew he was about to die.The 33-year-old had leukemia, and on Friday morning, he was preparing to let go from his hospital...

Breast cancer patient got her wish, a Jeopardy appearance, but sadly, too late to view it

Like many smart people, Cindy Stowell always wanted to appear on "Jeopardy!"She was certainly intelligent enough, but she was busy earning a doctorate in...

Annie Glenn: ‘When I called John, he cried. People just couldn’t believe that I could really talk.’

Well before he exited the Earth's atmosphere, John Glenn flew at least 149 combat missions - 59 during World War II and 90 during...

Woman impersonates ex-boyfriend on Facebook and nearly wrecks his life

His arrest must have come as a surprise. The first one, anyhow.Police told him that he stalked his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old Stephani Lawson.They told him...

Harper Lee would surely disapprove of the plans afoot for her Alabama hometown

Atticus, Jem and Scout Finch endeared themselves to readers worldwide while wandering the streets of Maycomb, Ala.Maycomb might exist only in fiction, but it...

Dolly Parton’heartbroken’ by Tenn. fires; her foundation pledges financial help for victims

Country legend Dolly Parton was born in Sevier County, Tennessee, which includes Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, the two resort towns that were recently engulfed...

36 years after its release, Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ finally debuts on Billboard 100

"Hallelujah" was arguably Leonard Cohen's most famous song, the musical legend's most lasting legacy.It may be rock's most famous song, too, having been covered...

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NASCAR Cup playoff at Texas still on hold because of rain

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The resumption of NASCAR's Cup playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway was still on hold Monday because...

Dunkin’ shares soar after buyout talks with Arby’s owner

By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer The Dunkin' doughnuts and coffee chain confirmed it's held talks to be taken...

Big 12 sets kickoff time for TCU game with Tech

The Big 12 Conference announced that TCU's Nov. 7 home football game versus Texas Tech will have a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and...

Stocks have their worst day in a month as virus cases surge

By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, deepening last...