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DETROIT (AP) — A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa county agreed Wednesday to pay $285,000 to an Arizona man who was arrested, transported across the country and jailed for 68 days for a crime that he didn't commit. The payment will resolve a federal lawsuit that 23-year-old Joseph McBride filed...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man was charged with accepting money to marry six women to help them evade immigration laws. Federal prosecutors alleged that Peter Hicks, 57, of Worcester, married the women from sub-Saharan African nations between 2003 and 2013 and filed...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's chief elections officer says her office will assist efforts to register hurricane-displaced Puerto Ricans to vote in upcoming elections. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, a Democrat, said Wednesday her office will work with community...
DALLAS (AP) — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The Dallas County District Attorney's office...
CROZET, Va. (AP) — A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress to a policy retreat in the countryside slammed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia on Wednesday, killing one person in the truck and sending several lawmaker-doctors rushing to help the injured. No...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government will start reviewing newer asylum applications ahead of older ones in a move aimed at stemming a growing backlog, officials said Wednesday. The move aims to prevent fraud and enable those genuinely fleeing persecution in their home...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from last year's deadly California wildfires have reached $11.8 billion, making it the most expensive series of wildfires in state history, an official said Wednesday. The staggering number exceeds the total insurance claims from the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned Wednesday over financial conflicts of interest involving her investments in health care businesses. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's complex financial investments presented conflicts that made it...