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OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The president of an education curriculum company testified Tuesday that he hired Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, in a $7,500 a month consulting contract, to open doors with legislative leaders in other states as the company tried to sell digital courses...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman is walking 80 miles while pulling a casket from her home to the state Capitol to raise awareness of mental health issues, including suicide and addiction. Greta Schwartz set out on her three-leg journey Monday and plans to arrive Wednesday. The 48-...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison. A judge gave Robert Bates, 74, the maximum penalty recommended by...
DENVER (AP) — A growing movement to remove laws against women going topless is headed to court in Colorado. A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday challenges Fort Collins' indecency code, which makes it a crime for women but not men to show their nipples. The Fort Collins City Council...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker who died after getting lost in the woods of Maine did the right thing by setting up camp to wait for help, officials say. But the guidance evolved into a gray area, they said, after she went a week without being rescued. Rita...
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man will spend about four months in jail for taking his 14-year-old daughter to Missouri to marry a 24-year-old man who raped and impregnated her. The father pleaded guilty to injury to a child last week, and a judge put him behind bars for 120...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeons repaired one massive bite wound from a shark that shredded a 52-year-old woman's arm and torso in an attack that has shut down popular Southern California beaches for days, hospital officials said Tuesday. Doctors expected Maria Korcsmaros to survive...
DENVER (AP) — The demise of Sports Authority has reignited a fight in Colorado over the future of the Denver Broncos' stadium, a place long tied to the city's identity. It's been over a decade since the team's first home was demolished, but its Mile High name has lived on, in...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jack Horner, the paleontologist who discovered the world's first dinosaur embryos, found that dinosaurs had nests and that they cared for their young, is leaving the Montana museum he spent decades filling with fossils from across the globe. Horner, 69, Is...