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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah plans to ramp up security Wednesday night for conservative speaker Ben Shapiro, putting into action the lessons it learned from a visit to the University of California, Berkeley, earlier this month for his appearance that drew a huge...
NEW YORK (AP) — A high school student who hadn't been getting along with two classmates suddenly attacked them with a switchblade during history class Wednesday, killing one boy and gravely wounding another, police said. Fifteen to 20 students witnessed the attack. After leaving...
Traffic came to a standstill for hours on a busy San Francisco Bay Area freeway Wednesday during a standoff between police and a homicide suspect that ended after a shootout with police that left the man dead. The standoff during the morning rush hour on Interstate 80 in the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal agency that manages Pacific walrus is scheduled to decide this week whether the animals should be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. A court settlement calls for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make a listing...
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Maria regained strength and became a hurricane again Wednesday, pushing water over both sides of North Carolina's Outer Banks and taking its time to slowly turn away from the U.S. Atlantic coast. No injuries have been reported, but the surge of ocean water...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Roy Moore wouldn't stand a chance in many Senate races after defying federal court orders, describing Islam as a false religion, calling homosexuality evil and pulling out a revolver on stage before hundreds of supporters. But in Alabama, he's now the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A high school student who'd been fighting with two classmates suddenly attacked them with a switchblade during history class Wednesday, killing one boy and gravely wounding another, police said. The melee unfurled about 15 minutes into third period at the Urban...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' chief oil and gas regulator was on vacation in the critical days surrounding Hurricane Harvey as her agency grappled with fuel shortages and scrambled to respond to refinery spills caused by the storm, according to records obtained by The Associated...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans' health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health care program may need additional money as early as December to avoid a disruption of care for hundreds...