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FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — Authorities in central Maine say a man set his estranged wife's house on fire during the middle of the night before fatally stabbing himself in front of responding officers. Police in Fairfield say shortly after midnight Saturday, 63-year-old Terry...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's next Democratic governor has seen a deal he helped broker to repeal the state's law limiting LGBT protections fall apart and had several of his powers stripped away by the state's Republican-dominated legislature. And he hasn't even been...
CHICAGO (AP) — It'll be a white — but slick and messy — Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states. Most of the Dakotas and southwest Minnesota was turning into an "icy, slippery mess" due to freezing rain Sunday morning that was expected change into snow later in...
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A nightclub owner has been killed and several other people injured in a Christmas Day shooting in a New York suburb. The Journal News ( http://lohud.us/2i7Tc4B ) reports that the early morning shooting occurred in and around the Mansion Night Club in...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The push to restrict refugee resettlements and immigration in the U.S. that figured so prominently in Donald Trump's election is now headed to states that are preparing to convene their legislative sessions early next year, immigration advocates said. In...
For hundreds of protesters, it was cause to cheer when the Obama administration this month declined to issue an easement for the Dakota Access pipeline's final segment. But that elation was dampened by the uncertainty of what comes next: a Donald Trump-led White House that might...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's first underground drinking water reservoir — a decades-old collection of more than 200 concrete columns inside a cavernous space near downtown — had been unused for years and was set for demolition when a nonprofit group reimagined it as something new: a...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump says he will dissolve his charitable foundation before taking office to avoid conflicts of interest. The Democratic Party says that's not enough and is calling for the billionaire businessman to put his assets in a blind...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Before heading home for the night, President Barack Obama, his two daughters, and close friends unwound with some local style "shave ice" at Island Snow in...