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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, but instead by a state Supreme Court that's been the focus of expensive campaigns by...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — It's the fish tank featuring a colorful reef made of glass marijuana pipes that ultimately sets the Speakeasy Vape Lounge apart from any other strip-mall bar and confirms what it really is: one of the United States' only legal pot clubs. The fact...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing has taken on a new meaning for Brian Martinez in the era of Donald Trump. His father, a pastor, was among the 168 people killed in the explosion at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995, that remains...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crisis at Oroville Dam (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Democrats in the U.S. House want the auditing arm of Congress to review dam safety standards following a crisis at the nation's tallest dam. The group that includes six House members...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday reversed its position on the status of a man who has sued over his deportation to Mexico, acknowledging he was enrolled in a program to shield people who came to the country as young children. Juan Manuel...
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A California woman faces up to six years in prison after admitting that she broke windows and left bacon at a mosque near Sacramento. The Yolo County District Attorney's Office said 30-year-old Lauren Kirk-Coehlo of Davis pleaded guilty to all charges on...
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...