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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A 21-year-old man who prompted a lockdown at his former high school when a student spotted a gun tucked into his waistband had gone there to ask a teacher for a letter of recommendation to college, police said Friday. Damian Johnson of Manchester was...
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A man who had been fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday. The 30-year-old man, who has not yet been...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal court in New York has summoned India's prime minister to respond to a lawsuit accusing him of human rights abuses, casting a shadow over the Indian leader's first trip to the U.S. on Friday as head of government. The lawsuit against Narendra Modi stems...
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Police say a woman who was killed by a co-worker at a food distribution center in suburban Oklahoma City was beheaded. Moore Police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis said Friday that the woman, who has not been identified, was beheaded by a man who attacked her and another...
CHICAGO (AP) — All flights in and out of Chicago's two airports were halted Friday morning because of a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility. The ground stop threatened to send delays and cancellations rippling throughout the nation's air travel network, as...
DETROIT (AP) — The driver of a waste-hauling truck died Friday morning after hitting a pedestrian bridge over a Detroit freeway, pulling it down onto the roadway below and snarling rush-hour traffic, officials said. Reports of a bridge collapse came into police about 6 a.m. They...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures. They first met nearly 10 years ago, dinner guests of a mutual...
CHICAGO (AP) — A fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility Friday morning halted all flights in and out of the city's two airports, threatening to send delays and cancelations rippling around the nation's air travel network. It was the second time since May that a...