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HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. A group backed by companies growing the crops counters with ads playing heavily on the airwaves that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help. The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put...
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start. The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses highlights how differently cities and...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test. The New Jersey Department of Health says the woman remains under observation and in isolation at...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to...
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A government official has identified the student shooter at a Washington state high school as Jaylen Fryberg. The official has direct knowledge of the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after two Northern California sheriff's deputies were killed during a series of shootings that spanned about six hours and 30 miles across two Northern California counties. A third deputy and a bystander were also...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies and a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned 30 miles through two California counties and prompted a massive manhunt for the suspect...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's spokeswoman says an assailant has shot two sheriff's deputies in Northern California after shooting an officer and a bystander in a neighboring county. Placer County sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin tells The Associated Press that two of her...