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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump opens a high-stakes summit Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, with the urgent threat of North Korea's nuclear ambitions and tensions over trade on the agenda for the first in-person meeting between the leaders of the world'...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists will fan out across a California desert valley this weekend to take an inventory of everything there that flies, hops, runs, swims or grows in the dirt. It's been 45 years since researchers last scoured Amargosa Valley near the northern edge of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A portion of track that caused a derailment at Penn Station, creating major delays for commuters at the nation's busiest rail hub, was identified as a potential problem in an earlier inspection but wasn't thought to pose an imminent risk, Amtrak's CEO said...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is the first state to require all local and state law enforcement agencies to provide officers with antidote kits as the state works to curb deaths from opioid and heroin overdoses. Gov. Susana Martinez was surrounded by advocates and others...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades. The popularity...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman accused of "gifting" her young daughters to a man who considered them wives has pleaded guilty to child endangerment. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Savilla Stoltzfus and her husband got financial help from suspected predator Lee Kaplan...
CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman J.B. Pritzker was expected to announce his bid for Illinois governor on Thursday, raising the financial stakes in what was already expected to be a costly and competitive fight to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. "Grateful to have my...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Ohio's new three-drug lethal injection process, jeopardizing the upcoming executions of several condemned killers. In a 2-1 decision, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati found the proposed use of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one powerful Republican in Congress really likes IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Utah's Orrin Hatch might be the only one. Hatch gave Koskinen a warm welcome at a Senate hearing Thursday, a day after House Republicans asked President Donald Trump to...