Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans
SAN DIEGO (AP) ? The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel ? a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
Dodgers' pitcher Ravin given 80-game drug suspensionNEW YORK (AP) ? Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test under Major League Baseball's drug program.
Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) ? CSX says train cars that derailed in the nation's capital over the weekend have largely been put back on the tracks, and workers on Monday finished offloading liquids from two derailed cars.
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US Supreme Court to consider cheerleader costumes
Can a cheerleader uniform be copyrighted? The US Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would take up the issue in a case that may end up redefining the scope of copyrights in the United States. In a surprise decision, the venerable judges on the country's highest court said they would include in their schedule a seemingly trivial case between cheerleader uniform manufacturers Star Athletica and Varsity Brands Inc.
Ex-girlfriend can get video deposition of Sumner Redstone in upcoming trial: judge
Media mogul Sumner Redstone can be deposed at his home in a short videotaped session ahead of a trial to resolve his ex-girlfriend's lawsuit over his mental competence, a California judge ruled on Monday. The recording of Redstone, the controlling shareholder of media companies Viacom Inc and CBS Corp , will not be seen by the public, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan said. Lawyers for Redstone's former companion, Manuela Herzer, had requested that the 92-year-old billionaire be called as a witness in the trial, which starts on Friday.
Authorities: Slaying suspect later shot at family's car
DEFOREST, Wis. (AP) ? Deputies shot and wounded a suspect in the weekend killing of a man in a suburban Milwaukee apartment and the wounding of a woman hours later while she was traveling home to Illinois with her family on a busy highway, authorities said Monday.
Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues' playoff run
ST. LOUIS (AP) ? Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot ? especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time.
NATO weighs four battalions in Eastern states to deter Russia: U.S.
The NATO alliance is weighing rotating four battalions of troops through Eastern member states, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday, in the latest proposal by allies to guard against aggressive behavior by Russia. The Baltic states - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - which joined NATO in 2004, have requested greater presence of the alliance, fearing a threat from Russia after it annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. Carter acknowledged NATO deliberations included the deployment of the four battalions to the Baltic states and Poland.