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OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An Associated Press examination has revealed federal and state managers made a series of questionable decisions before and during a recent crisis at America's tallest dam. For nearly a week in February, Oroville Dam managers assured the public there was...
LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) — In a story April 18 about a man arrested in connection with the death of a New York City woman out running near her mother's Massachusetts home, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the suspect, Angelo Colon-Ortiz, was a driver for FedEx. FedEx...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six straight days, the operators of...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Dorado's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right combination to support life. This new big planet is rocky, like Earth. It's not so hot and not so cold. And it's not so far away, either. Harvard astronomer David Charbonneau said what...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Dorado's...
EAST PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral has been held for one of four young men found brutally slain in a Long Island park in what police suspect was the work of the MS-13 street gang. About 200 mourners, many of them young, attended the Mass on Wednesday in East Patchogue (PACH'-...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans man who lives near where former Saints star Will Smith was killed last year insisted Wednesday that he heard two different weapons fired that night. Michael Burnside, 53, made the assertion in emotional, sometimes rambling testimony supporting...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Every submarine in the U.S. fleet was designed with the height, reach and strength of men in mind, from the way valves are placed to how display screens are angled. That's going to change. With women now serving aboard submarines, defense contractor...