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Skip Horween's great-grandmother wanted nothing to do with football. In fact, her two sons were so petrified she would find out they were messing around with the barbaric-looking game that they decided to play under assumed names. That's how it came to be that Arnold and Ralph "...
Antelope injured while falling on ice. Horses stranded in snowy mountains. Cougars descending from their wilderness lairs to forage in a town. It's been a beastly winter in the American West, not just for people but for animals too. One storm after another has buried much of the...
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump's announcement that he is taking steps toward building a U.S.-Mexico border wall was welcome news for voters who say they're glad he is following through on one of his biggest campaign promises. Trump's renewed vow Wednesday to seize control...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The stop-and-start nature of U.S. executions in recent years hit another speed bump this week when a federal judge found Ohio's latest lethal injection procedure unconstitutional. The ruling by Magistrate Judge Michael Merz went far beyond nitpicking the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Massachusetts man is accused of attacking a Muslim airline employee at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, allegedly kicking and shouting obscenities at the woman and telling her that President Donald Trump "will get rid of all of you,"...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Texas inmate Terry Edwards (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A man convicted of committing a fatal robbery at a Dallas-area Subway shop weeks after he was fired from his job there has been executed at a Texas prison...
The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts for the department. Here's a look at the EPA. ___ WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY DO Established during...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another attempt is underway that could establish California as a separate nation. A proposal has been submitted to state election officials that would ask voters to repeal part of the state constitution that declares California an inseparable part of the...