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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort. The Army published a notice...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Associated Press has obtained documents that show that the U.S. Department of Justice advised the office of Virginia's top prosecutors how it can work around strict federal rules for spending money seized in investigations. Law enforcement agencies...
BOSTON (AP) — Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison. But questions still remain about Albert DeSalvo's confession. Many doubt his assertions that he stalked and killed nearly a dozen women in the Boston area...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and had two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house, authorities said. Markeith Loyd, 41, was taken into custody...
DENVER (AP) — A battle over how to save endangered wolves in the Southwest moves to a federal appeals court Wednesday as judges hear arguments on whether states can block the federal government from reintroducing wildlife within their borders. The Interior Department is asking...
DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. But the ballot...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area media are quoting former President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff as saying that Bush has been hospitalized in Houston. The Houston Chronicle and KHOU-TV reported early Wednesday that Bush chief of staff Jean Becker says the 41st president was...
BOSTON (AP) — Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison. But questions still remain around Albert DeSalvo's confession. Many doubt his assertions that he stalked and killed nearly a dozen women in the...
BOSTON (AP) — Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people, or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller. Now imagine you're...