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MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A jury has heard opening statements in the trial of an anti-government survivalist who's accused of killing a Pennsylvania trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks. Eric Frein (freen) could face a death sentence if he's convicted in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding a new wrinkle this year in an attempt to stop a streak of ties for the championship. This year, the top spellers will sit for a written tiebreaker test before they begin spelling words in the primetime finale. The...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA will consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing body said Tuesday its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal the "bathroom bill...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — More than seven in 10 people in one of the nation's largest tobacco-producing states support a statewide smoking ban in most public places. It's the highest level of support ever recorded in polling by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky since the group...
NEW YORK (AP) — A utility worker is being credited with saving a man who fell onto a New York City subway track just before a train pulled into the station. Cellphone video taken by a Seattle teenager shows Jonathan Kulig, of Queens, picking up a young man who had fallen off a...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog's report released just two weeks ago. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the...