CHARLESTON, S.C. — A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525.
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You see them when you pull up to a red light. They hold up cardboard signs that say, “Fell on hard times” or “Unable to work.” Panhandlers can be found on street corners even in the more affluent areas of town, such as the area around Fort Apache Road and Charleston Boulevard.
French police searching for a 2-year-old boy who reportedly disappeared from a supermarket parking lot have determined the boy only ever existed on social media.
Chelsea Clinton announced at an event on Thursday that she is expecting her first child.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday called supporters of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy “domestic terrorists” because they defended him against a Bureau of Land Management cattle roundup with guns and put their children in harm’s way.
Shawn P. Lampman, a real estate developer with one-time political connections in North Las Vegas, pleaded guilty Thursday to one misdemeanor count of failing to file a 2007 tax return.
Mexican musical icon Juan Gabriel is expected to be released from a Las Vegas hospital this weekend after being admitted there Monday with pneumonia.
Hundreds of woolly four-footed fire suppression units, along with their bleating offspring, were unloaded into the hills west of Carson City on Thursday in what has become an annual program to reduce the risk of wildfires.
A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors.