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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A group of would-be circus performers in New Jersey's capital city are using unicycles, acrobatics and spinning plates to bridge the divide between poverty and privilege. The Trenton Circus Squad brings kids ages 12-17 from both the struggling city and its...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Flooded areas of the Midwest are bracing for another round of heavy rain, the last thing they need with rivers in several places at or near record levels. Heavy rain last weekend resulted in a sudden rise in rivers in Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas. After a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday when two vehicles pulled up alongside their car and someone started firing indiscriminately in what authorities believe was a targeted attack. One officer was shot in the arm and hip and the other in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday during an incident in a high crime neighborhood of the city's South Side, a police spokesman said. Anthony Guglielmi said the officers were shot from a vehicle. One was injured in the arm and hip and...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond, The Associated Press has...
FIRESTONE, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal house explosion in northern Colorado (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Colorado's chief oil and gas regulator says the state doesn't have a complete record of all gas lines in the state like the one blamed for a fatal home explosion...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A conservative state lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. The amendment from Republican Rep. David Eastman of...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of a black man whose fatal shooting was captured on cellphone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond, The Associated Press has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The identities of Americans swept up in U.S. government surveillance programs were included in more than 3,900 reports distributed last year by the National Security Agency. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the national intelligence director...