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WASHINGTON (AP) — After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming's fingerprints. A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 68 percent...
Two newly filed lawsuits seek to prevent the heavily armed bands of white nationalists and militia groups that descended on Charlottesville for a violent summer rally from returning to the Virginia city. One of the lawsuits was filed Thursday in Charlottesville Circuit Court on...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear before a judge next week to enter an expected guilty plea to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009. The Army announced that Bergdahl will appear before a judge at Fort...
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three people have been fatally shot, a fourth person stabbed and an 8-year-old boy is missing in southeast Ohio. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to an Elizabeth Township trailer around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday where...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for an inmate convicted in a prison guard's death are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Thursday evening execution. Robert Pruett's lawyers want justices to review whether lower courts properly denied a federal civil rights lawsuit that...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Communities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger: text messages, phone calls, emails and tweets. But after days of raging blazes left at least 23 dead, authorities said those...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Communities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger: text messages, phone calls, emails and tweets. But after days of raging blazes left at least 23 dead, authorities said those...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — As his house filled with smoke from one of California's devastating wine country fires, Ryan Nelson's thoughts went to his elderly neighbors — one of whom has multiple sclerosis. He ran over and pounded on their doors and windows, but wasn't able to get...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped. The younger Tunis...