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WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year 2016, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI data released Monday. The Trump administration immediately seized on the figures as proof that the nation is in the midst of a dangerous...
Key events in the saga of Anthony Weiner, the former New York congressman who pleaded guilty Friday to transmitting sexual material to a minor: ___ 1998 Nov. 3: Weiner, a Democrat, is elected to Congress. ___ 2005 Sept 13: Weiner comes in second in a bid for the Democratic...
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church...
MCNEIL ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Scores of sex offenders ordered to live on a secluded island in Washington state say the often cloudy, brown water there is making them sick, and records show the water system has been plagued by problems for more than a decade. About 200 residents of...
MCNEIL ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Scores of sex offenders ordered to live on a secluded island in Washington state say the often cloudy, brown water there is making them sick, and records show the water system has been plagued by problems for more than a decade. About 200 residents of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer. McCain underwent surgery in July for a brain tumor that was later found to be a form of glioblastoma, the same type of cancer that took the life of his former...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health care bill headed for a possible showdown in the Senate this week. Among states expected to lose...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. The captain soon came on the speaker to apologize for the odor, which was coming from 70 skittish baby...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact. Today, health care is based on averages, what worked best in short studies of a few hundred or...