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The smoke from massive wildfires hangs like fog over large parts of the U.S. West, an irritating haze causing health concerns, forcing sports teams to change schedules and disrupting life from Seattle to tiny Seeley Lake, Montana. Air quality has been rated unhealthy across the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. After Alex Wubbels and her attorneys released dramatic video of...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After 9 ½ months in orbit, what's on Peggy Whitson's wish list? Will the record-setting NASA astronaut miss anything about space life? Whitson was scheduled to answer reporters' question during her final news conference from space this week, days...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia. Firefighters who arrived at the scene...
HOUSTON (AP) — The water was receding Friday at a flooded Houston-area chemical plant where highly unstable compounds blew up after losing refrigeration, but conditions remained too dangerous to try to avert additional explosions, company officials said. Emergency crews...
HOUSTON (AP) — Of all the places that have been turned into shelters for Hurricane Harvey victims — a megachurch, a ballpark, a gas station, a bowling alley, among them — the one with the most comfortable sleeping arrangements surely must be the Gallery Furniture showroom. Owner...
HOUSTON (AP) — Bound for their Harvey-soaked home east of Houston, Lakeithia Bankhead and her four children left the mass shelter at the city's convention center Friday after five nights sleeping on cots among thousands of other evacuees. They filled a relative's sport-utility...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police department is making changes after an officer dragged a screaming nurse out of a hospital in handcuffs when she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient. Nurse Alex Wubbels followed hospital policy and advice from her...
HOUSTON (AP) — Lots of unlikely places have been turned into shelters for Hurricane Harvey victims: a ballpark, a gas station, a bowling alley. But surely the one with the most comfortable sleeping arrangements must be the Gallery Furniture showroom, just outside Houston. Forty-...