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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage has gone three months without a press conference and retreated to friendly talk radio stations and conservative online outlets. It appears the new normal for journalists is covering LePage's often unchallenged, sometimes...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a Kansas lawmaker's 10-year-old son killed last summer on what was billed as the world's tallest water slide has reached a settlement with the park's owner. Terms of the deal filed Wednesday in Kansas' Johnson County District Court involving...
WHEATON, Md. (AP) — Police say they're working to confirm a description of the person who fatally stabbed two men in a Maryland mall near Washington. Montgomery County Police say in a statement that officers called to Westfield Wheaton Mall on Tuesday afternoon for an assault...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed willing to put more bite into a law that requires public schools to help learning-disabled students. Most of the justices indicated during arguments that school districts must offer more than the bare minimum of services to...
BOSTON (AP) — Members of a special Massachusetts commission are promising to keep open minds as they study whether the state should observe daylight savings time throughout the year. If adopted, residents wouldn't have to set their clocks back in November or forward in March, as...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the formal sentencing of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to death (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The daughter of a woman killed during a massacre at a Charleston church says she doesn't want the racist killer to face the death penalty...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears willing to put more bite into a law that requires public schools to help learning-disabled students. Most of the justices seemed to agree during arguments Wednesday that school districts must offer more than the bare minimum of...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The front lines of the battle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline are shifting away from the dwindling encampment in North Dakota, with main opposing groups asking for activism to be spread around the U.S., a call heeded when a banner was...
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for Republican Gov. Chris Christie has told a judge that a criminal misconduct complaint against the governor over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal should be tossed for procedural violations and a lack of evidence. The judge...