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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk. The bill's passage will test Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's statement during...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who made the U.S. Marshals Service's most-wanted list after being charged with killing his parents and setting their New Hampshire house on fire last year was captured Wednesday at a Florida hotel where he was living and working, authorities said. "...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would make the state one of several with 72-hour waiting periods for an abortion, sending the measure to the governor's desk. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has not said whether he supports the bill. The...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun by a white Cleveland patrolman was turned over Wednesday to a county prosecutor, who will ask a grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be filed against the...
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says his employer, the United States Postal Service, is taking steps to fire him. Doug Hughes said Wednesday the agency intends to fire him for "...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun by a white Cleveland patrolman was turned over Wednesday to a county prosecutor, who will ask a grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be filed against the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man sentenced to a mental health facility for stalking actress Mila Kunis was recaptured Wednesday in Santa Monica, four days after he escaped from the institution, sheriff's officials said. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's major...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Shuttle America flight attendant "will no longer serve United customers" following an investigation into a Muslim chaplain's complaint of discriminatory treatment during a flight, an airline spokesman said Wednesday. In an email to The Associated Press, United...
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) — Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of...