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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State administrator is being criticized for urging compassion for the Somali-born student who injured 11 people in a car-and-knife attack on campus before he was shot to death by police. An assistant director of residence life at the university this...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether some of the nation's largest health providers can rely on their church affiliation to avoid complying with federal laws covering pension benefits for workers. The justices agreed Friday to take up cases involving three...
GATLINBURG, Tennessee (AP) — The wildfire that popped up on a steep, rugged peak in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was just one of a dozen that fire crews had been fighting over the last month because of the drought. But the Nov. 23 fire on Chimney Tops proved to be...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The nation's largest mall is hosting its first-ever black Santa Claus this this weekend. The Star-Tribune reports The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis hired Larry Jefferson to play Kris Kringle from Thursday to Sunday as part of its Santa...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington, D.C. And she knew Trump's pick for Treasury_Steven...
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees will remember their fallen colleagues with silence. Later on Friday, community members will gather to remember the 14 people killed and 22 wounded with...
BOSTON (AP) — The British man sentenced to life in prison for trying to detonate explosives in his shoe on a trans-Atlantic flight in 2001 says he can't afford the $250,000 fine that was part of his sentence. Richard Reid has asked a federal judge in Boston to declare him...
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A California mountain lion placed under a death sentence for killing nearly a dozen alpacas owned by a Malibu woman was granted a reprieve when the woman announced she wouldn't act on a state-issued permit giving her the right to kill the animal. A neighbor...
Former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans, authorities said. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said the Thursday incident involving McKnight happened about 2:43 p.m. in Terrytown, a...