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DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys. The DNA shows the Mesa Verde people raised turkeys that...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show the white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a gunfight with the teen. Columbus police Officer Bryan Mason said in a formal statement and interview with detectives that he saw...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats were meeting in Washington Thursday to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the nuclear and missile threat. Japan is a key U.S. ally and potential target...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An SUV crashed after all four occupants overdosed on heroin in North Carolina. The same day, a man in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, grabbed the steering wheel after his grandson lost consciousness while driving. Police in the city of 30,000 responded to 11...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Republican Gov. Paul LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state banner. Critics said the same thing two years ago after an avowed white supremacist killed...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy? You'd quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart...
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Park Service said in a statement it made the decision to "expand...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber "duck boot" with a new manufacturing center that's being unveiled Thursday. The...