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ALCESTER, S.D. (AP) — At least two people were killed and six hurt when a car slammed into a group of people and then into a nursing home Monday in southeast South Dakota in an apparent accident, authorities said. Highway Patrol spokesman Tony Mangan said investigators believe...
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top company executive said Monday. Arconic Inc. is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Passions are running high on Capitol Hill — but pistols at 10 paces over health care? GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate who are balking at parts of legislation to overturn "Obamacare." After GOP promises to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. official says federal investigators have concluded that an unusual rail design contributed to the death toll in a fiery commuter rail crash that killed six people in a New York City suburb in 2015. The official says about 340 feet of electrified rail...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yes, you can buy happiness — especially if the money saves you time. People who dole out cash to save time on things like housekeeping, delivery services and taxis are a little bit happier than those who don't, new research finds. Researchers surveyed more than...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room. Anthony Scaramucci — the Wall Street financier who joined the administration last week — tweeted on Monday that "the TV Cameras...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A dog that Maine's governor tried to rescue from a euthanasia sentence will live. The Kennebec Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2utrByx ) that a judge on Monday agreed to a deal to send an Alaskan husky named Dakota to a veterinary hospital for training...
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old Hawaii boy who disappeared two decades ago was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, fulfilling a deal with prosecutors that required him to reveal the location of his son's body. Peter Kema Sr. must serve a minimum...
A helicopter rescued hikers clinging to tree branches and perched on boulders as fast-moving floodwaters tore through a normally quiet creek in Arizona, where unpredictable summer storms rapidly wash churning torrents into canyons and overwhelm those looking to take advantage of...