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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage has gone three months without a press conference and has retreated to friendly talk-radio stations and conservative online outlets. It appears the new normal for Maine journalists is covering LePage's often unchallenged,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal investigators in New Mexico are trying to piece together the final moments of two sisters and their children who were found dead on tribal land just days after authorities issued an alert that they were missing and might be in danger. The FBI on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aiming to combat sexual harassment on public transportation, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled an around-the-clock counseling hotline Wednesday to provide support to riders who experience unwanted sexual advances. The launch of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest storm to wallop Northern California whipped up a small tornado that downed trees and fences near Sacramento. Here's what you need to know about twisters in California, which occur regularly but in limited numbers and force. ___ HOW BIG WAS TUESDAY'S...
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...