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GALENA, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois on Thursday, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to evacuate everyone within 1 mile, authorities said. The train derailed around 1:20 p.m. in a rural area where the Galena River...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday. The slain officer, Robert Wilson III, fired back even as he was being...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford reported engine failure shortly after takeoff and told air-traffic controllers he was returning to the airport before crash-landing his vintage plane on a nearby golf course in Los Angeles In a communication with the tower at Santa Monica Airport...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage. From slush-covered Manhattan intersections to snow-choked Boston...
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias was spared the death penalty on Thursday after a jury for a second time couldn't decide on her punishment. It was the latest court development in a legal saga that has dragged on for nearly seven years and had no shortage of eye-catching moments. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health officials said Thursday. The rate for boys and young men increased since 2007, too. And it remains three times higher than the female rate...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage. From slush-covered Manhattan intersections to snow-choked Boston...
WASHINGTON (AP) — They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. The images were televised and captured in photographs: Police tear-gassed kneeling...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive after her leg was amputated Thursday. Tampa Police received three calls around 5:23 p.m. Wednesday from people reporting hearing gunshots. Then they heard a dog whimpering while canvassing...