Underwater expedition off California reveals sunken warshipSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific.
US Olympic swimmer Feigen apologizes for Rio scandal
US swimmer James Feigen apologized Wednesday for his actions with three other gold medalists in a controversial incident during the Rio Olympics. "First and foremost I would like to apologize for the serious distractions from the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, and Team USA," Feigen said in a statement. "I want to thank the IOC (International Olympic Committee) and the people of Rio de Janeiro for their hospitality in hosting these games," he said.
US says airstrike in Syria may have killed civiliansWASHINGTON (AP) ? The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians.
Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for public tours starting Oct. 6.
Pfizer on buying spree with AstraZeneca antibiotics deal
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) ? Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is continuing its shopping spree with its fourth acquisition since the April collapse of its planned $160 billion megadeal to buy rival Allergan PLC and move its headquarters, on paper, to Allergan's base in lower-tax Ireland.
Trust overseeing Prince's estate says studio complex Paisley Park to open to public for tours in OctoberMINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? Trust overseeing Prince's estate says studio complex Paisley Park to open to public for tours in October.
Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men gets 40 years
ATLANTA (AP) ? A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.
France: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacksUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? An international team has blamed the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, a French diplomat said Wednesday.
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US firefighter feels 'normal' year after face transplant
A US firefighter who received a face transplant a year ago said Wednesday that he feels normal again and even managed to swim for the first time in 15 years. Patrick Hardison, 42, from Senatobia, Mississippi, was horribly disfigured when the roof of a burning home collapsed on top of him in 2001. "My family and I took a trip to Disney World this past June and I swam in the pool with them.