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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The nation's largest freight railroad has agreed to more thorough inspections and maintenance improvements after a fiery oil train derailment in Oregon and the discovery of more than 800 potential safety violations across its sprawling network. Details on...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole on Thursday after pleading guilty to the death of a Las Vegas mother of four who was targeted in a neighborhood cul-de-sac last year. Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. left the courtroom...
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — All eyes in the small room are fixed on West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice. He wants focus. He's asking for better effort and execution. A month before his inauguration, Justice is going strong as the head coach of the boys and girls basketball teams at...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Darrell Bachmann doesn't wear ruby slippers, but when he clicks his heel, something magical happens. Bachmann invented KickSpikes, a boot designed to walk on ice. Kick a button on the heel and 7mm steel cleats pop out. Kick the button again and the...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel thought he would be wrapping up his 46-year career in Congress on a note of triumph, leaving office at the same time as a history-making fellow Democrat, President Barack Obama, with the country in the hands of longtime friend Hillary...
A charity operated by one of Donald Trump's sons flouts philanthropic standards by financially benefiting charities connected to the Trump family and members of the charity's board, an Associated Press investigation shows. The AP found that Eric Trump has exaggerated the size of...
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95. Glenn died at the...
An eagle in Minnesota is recovering after an Army vet used his sharpshooting skills to free the bird from a perilous plight. The eagle was found hanging upside down in a tree near Rush City Thursday, according to KARE-TV . Its leg had gotten caught in a piece of rope, wrapped...
UPDATE: After collecting and destroying 5.5 million pounds—2,762 tons—of unused prescription drugs in the past 5 years, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is continuing its efforts to take back unused, unwanted and expired prescription medications. The DEA invites...