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DALLAS (AP) — A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted several people connected to an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme, including the driver in an SUV crash that killed five of 14 people inside. Federal prosecutors say the driver, 20-year-old Jorge Luis Monsivais Jr., and...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas. The longer the Trump administration's tariffs remain in place, the more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Would you want to know if you harbor a gene linked to Alzheimer's or another incurable disease? A new poll finds most Americans would. Some 17 percent of Americans already have undergone at least one kind of DNA test, and 52 percent of the remainder say they'd...
NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge. Burns learned that a genetic test of her fetus had turned up an abnormality. It appeared in a gene that, when it fails to work properly,...
CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a malnourished 15-year-old Oklahoma boy who survived by eating sticks, leaves and grass has been found living in a barn, and four members of his family have been arrested for child neglect. The Oklahoman reported Thursday that Lincoln...
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A tour boat accident has drawn renewed attention to Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but for Big Island residents the erupting lava has been an ever-present force for more than two months. Molten rock is blasting from one last eruption site, a large cinder cone in...
FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter blew down a tent at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday night, injuring 22 people, a spokeswoman said. A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was landing about 9:30 p.m. when the wind from its rotor...
NEW YORK (AP) — A steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of billowing white steam stories into the air and forcing pedestrians to take cover. No injuries were reported, but energy company Con Edison,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three carnival workers have been arrested in the deaths of two vendors who disappeared from a fair in Kansas and whose bodies were found days later in a shallow grave in an Arkansas forest. Police Cpl. Jonathan Wear said the suspects have been jailed...