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CLINTON, Md. (AP) — A fighter jet pilot on a training mission ejected safely before the aircraft crashed Wednesday in a wooded area in a Washington suburb. Witnesses reported the sound of live ammunition. The D.C. Air National Guard F-16C went down about 200 yards behind a small...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution says it has exceeded its $150 million fundraising effort, just weeks before it opens to the public. A $2.5 million gift from Comcast and The Aileen K. and Brian L. Roberts Foundation put the fundraising...
CLINTON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on an F-16 crash in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Residents of a suburban Washington neighborhood say their house shook when a fighter jet crashed nearby. Air Force officials said in a statement Wednesday that the D.C. Air...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' parole board is suggesting that Gov. Asa Hutchinson extend mercy to one of eight inmates scheduled to die in a series of double-executions this month. The Republican governor is not bound by the board's recommendation Wednesday that he spare...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Several men painfully recalled being beaten and sexually abused at a north Florida reform school as the state began the steps to formally apologize for the horrors they endured more than 50 years ago. Bryant Middleton recalled being beaten six times for...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests that people living in urban minority neighborhoods could be paying as much as 30 percent more for car insurance, but an industry group says the report's findings are flawed. Nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's agreements to overhaul troubled police departments around the U.S. have been popular in some places, but they have also delivered mixed results. In Seattle, officials credit a consent decree for providing officer training and improving...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government inspections of railroads that haul volatile crude oil across the United States have uncovered almost 24,000 safety defects, including problems similar to those blamed in derailments that triggered massive fires or oil spills in Oregon, Virginia...
CHICAGO (AP) — Companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees in the workplace because of their sexual orientation, a federal appeals court said, in a ruling that a gay rights group called a "game changer." The 8-to-3 decision Tuesday by the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of...