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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the country's midsection (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in 22 counties due to wildfires. The order issued Tuesday allows state agencies to make emergency...
ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old man decapitated his mother and then walked out the front door of her house holding her head in his hand while wielding a knife in the other, authorities said. The suspect was charged with first-degree murder Monday after he called 911 to say...
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Nike has unveiled a hijab for Muslim female athletes. The Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. Athletes contributed input into the product, and figure skater Zahra Lari was among those who tested it. The pull-on hijab is...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least three people dead, authorities said. Images from the scene show the bus, upright and still intact, straddling the...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, dragging the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least three people dead, authorities said. Images from the scene show the bus, upright and still intact, straddling the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fed up that Missouri is the only state that doesn't track the prescription and sale of opioids, some of its biggest cities and counties have created their own monitoring system to help combat the increasingly popular and highly addictive drugs. Forty-nine states...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hailed nationally as a success story on school choice, Hartford in the two decades since a desegregation order has seen growing racial integration and new levels of academic achievement. That is, at least for students who win seats at magnet schools...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More palatable, but still problematic: That's the judgment of some legal experts who have examined President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, issued after a month of legal wrangling over the original. The version released Monday is much narrower and eases...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fed up that Missouri is the only state that doesn't track the prescription and sale of opioids, some of its biggest cities and counties have created their own monitoring system to help combat the increasingly popular and highly addictive drugs. Forty-nine states...