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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...
BEAVER, Utah (AP) — Two girls are recovering from a lightning strike after their dog brought help to the mountainside scene in Utah. Authorities say the girls, ages 8 and 16, were crossing a meadow to explore during a family camping trip when the lightning hit Friday morning...
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say a rare gold replica of the lunar space module has been stolen from the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Police in Wapakoneta (wah-puh-kuh-NEHT'-uh), in northwest Ohio, responded to an alarm at the museum just before midnight Friday and...
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Growing the so-called "thousand bloom mum" — a show-stopper at Longwood Gardens' fall Chrysanthemum Festival — takes 18 months and thousands of worker hours. In the week before the annual event, at least six people work full-time prep the plant. But...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they could live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track...