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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter. Most of the accidents happened in New York state, where officials warned that, despite recent snowfalls, many lakes have not had enough cold days to...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life. "A Day Without Immigrants" actions are planned in cities including Philadelphia, Washington, Boston,...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A fire alarm rang out moments before indicted former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli was to speak at Harvard University, briefly delaying an appearance that also was disrupted by student protests. The former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who was...
BOSTON (AP) — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting "dental therapists," professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of U.S. states, dental therapists...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, officials said Wednesday. Roughly one in every 14 standing trees in the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jarrett Adams was 17 years old in September 1998 when he made a decision he would regret for the rest of his life. He and two friends decided to road trip from Illinois to Wisconsin for a night of partying. The outing ended with a student accusing all three...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers began moving Wednesday to require diversity training for law enforcement officers following two fatal shootings of black men by police in the state in the last 15 months. High-profile shootings of black men by police have touched off...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers like to ridicule Washington for its gridlock and partisan bickering, insisting that East Coast politicians should learn the "Nebraska way" of seeking pragmatic, common-sense solutions. But despite having only a single, nonpartisan chamber...
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Two bodies found along a northern Indiana stream are those of two 13-year-old girls who went missing Monday and their deaths are being investigated as homicides, authorities said on Wednesday. State Police Sgt. Kim Riley said autopsies performed Wednesday...