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LAS VEGAS (AP) — At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others checked on growing marijuana plants or carefully weighed buds. The frenzied activity is focused on one goal:...
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Gottinger, who applied nearly a year ago to bring his Iranian fiancee to the United States so they could be married, went to bed feeling hopeless. The Trump administration's travel ban, as first outlined on Wednesday, required people from six mostly Muslim...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say at least two people have been shot at a New York City hospital and the gunman is still at large. The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. Friday inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx. Television images showed the hospital surrounded by police cars...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An elite prep school is again under fire for allegations involving a game of sexual conquest similar to one a few years back where a student was charged with sexually assaulting a freshman over a sordid tradition called the "Senior Salute." The allegations,...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A $36.5 billion foundation for rebuilding Illinois' crumbling finances passed a critical test on Friday, but a powerful legislative leader said no deal would be reached before a critical midnight deadline — meaning Illinois will enter its third...
RIVERTON, Utah (AP) — The parents of a Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela one year ago as of Friday fear their son will die in a Caracas jail with no relief in sight and growing volatility in the South American country. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has been brought in by...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, woman is suing Uber, alleging that a driver who served prison time for attempted murder sexually assaulted her in January after dropping her off at home. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2txuOzu ) reports that the woman...
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An apparent ignition malfunction a fire at a Pennsylvania fireworks company caused at least one explosion that badly injured a worker, the owner said Friday. John Kemps, owner and president of Celebration Fireworks said an electric match might have worked...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kathy Bartlett watched helplessly this spring as Kentucky lawmakers cut back on mine safety inspections and replaced them with coaching sessions on miners' safety habits. She knows more than most what's at stake. Bartlett's son, Rickey Thorpe, was crushed...