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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually. "We're asking Congress to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An array of new refugee bans and travel limits that the Trump administration says will block terrorists also have halted a three-decade-old U.S. program for so-called unaccompanied refugee minors. The program is for kids who were made refugees by war or...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield has come under...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Satellites in space and a robot under Lake Erie's surface are part of a network of scientific tools trying to keep algae toxins out of drinking water supplies in the shallowest of the Great Lakes. It's one of the most wide-ranging freshwater monitoring...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ten years ago Tuesday, a bridge carrying a busy stretch of freeway collapsed without warning into the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis during the evening rush hour. Many leaders saw the disaster, which killed 13 people and injured 145, as a wake-up...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — If you plan to livestream next month's solar eclipse from one of the prime viewing spots, here's a thought: Keep your phone in your pocket, put on your paper shades and just enjoy the celestial wonder. The Aug. 21 solar eclipse, when passage of the moon...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in an arson that damaged a Phoenix LGBT youth center has been arrested. Phoenix police say 26-year-old Darren Beach Jr. was booked into jail Friday afternoon on suspicion of arson of an occupied structure. It's unclear if Beach has a...
PHOENIX (AP) — An infant left for about two hours in a hot car has died — the second such death in the past two days in the city, the Phoenix Fire Department said. Firefighters were called shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday to investigate a report of a 1-year-old boy in a car in the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — LaVar Ball walked to the scorer's table, pointed his finger around and asked a question. "Where are the officials?" he asked. "I need to find the officials." Given Ball's interactions with officials this week in Las Vegas — anywhere, for that matter — it seemed...