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HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday. Allegations have been made before of law-enforcement...
MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — It was supposed to be Carter Brown putting on the corsage and doing funny poses in photos with his date for senior prom. His father instead took his place, one month after the Pennsylvania teen died in a car crash. Robert Brown took Kaylee Suders to the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was chosen Monday to be the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities, which have struggled with state aid cuts and to recruit students to its rural campuses. The Pennsylvania State...
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut medical examiner's office has confirmed the identity of man who barricaded himself on his property before dying in an explosion that also injured nine police officers. The agency said Monday that testing showed the man was 60-year-old...
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that...
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith filed the lawsuit in Superior Court in Orange County, California. She...
NEW YORK (AP) — The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations. The B&B Hospitality Group says Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have signed a letter of intent and final...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature on Monday will begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved. Rauner used his...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York has placed a high-ranking official on leave after a newspaper questioned a story he told about surviving a bombing in Afghanistan and other claims. The Times Union reports SUNY Upstate Medical University senior vice president...