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NORCO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California city has rejected plans for a proposed Hindu cultural center partly because officials say the large, domed building doesn't fit in with its Old West-style motif. The decision last month by the city of Norco has riled some Indian-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it will distribute $53 million to 44 states in an effort to curb opioid abuse. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell says the funding will focus on reducing over-prescribing of pain killers, increasing access to...
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Victor DaRosa stands under a scorching afternoon sun, loading bags onto a jet heading to Detroit. As each suitcase climbs up the conveyor belt into the plane, a small computer verifies that it actually belongs on that flight. If one bag didn't, a red light...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The 2008 GOP presidential...
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania corrections officer has been charged after a drug-detecting police dog in his care died last month after it was left in a hot vehicle for 2½ hours during a training exercise. State police said Tuesday that Sgt. Chad Holland has been charged...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who police say accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home is facing charges. Police say the teen was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault, weapons offenses and related charges. Authorities did not identify...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are looking into whether sun glare was a factor in an accident in which a ferry departing a Manhattan pier slammed into a group of kayakers, critically injuring one and knocking some into the Hudson River. Ten people in eight kayaks were paddling down...
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration. Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday night to say he looks "very...
BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles on Tuesday has forced 700 people from their homes and destroyed a small building, officials said. The fast-moving fire prompted the evacuation of at least 200 homes as it raced through 1.5 square miles...