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SEATTLE (AP) — One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago. Researchers sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sampling the Pacific Ocean. They say...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday. Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith told WDAM-TV ( http://bit.ly/...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other — and President Barack Obama — with ever-tougher positions on border security and illegal immigration...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawmakers are rushing to draft New York's first regulations for a type of heavy-duty rooftop air conditioning equipment amid suspicions that bacteria-laden mist from these units could be the cause of the deadliest known outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding. The proposed deal, which will be part of a reorganization plan...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday. Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith told WDAM-TV ( http://bit.ly/...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations. The world's most valuable public company saw its stock price drop for a fifth straight day on Tuesday, falling as much as $5.19 or 4.4 percent, to $113...
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the circus tent collapse (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities say the father and daughter who were killed when the circus tent collapsed during the storm were from the town of Concord, Vermont. They were identified Tuesday as 41-year-old...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new Terror Threat Snapshot for the month of August was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The monthly assessment is the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and world face...