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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas waterslide billed as the world's tallest remained off-limits as authorities pressed to figure out how a state lawmaker's 10-year-old son died of a neck injury while riding it. Details remained murky about what happened Sunday to Caleb Thomas...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A decade after California voters were promised $400 million worth of parks in some of the state's poorest neighborhoods, fewer than half of the 126 parks that received the money have been built. As lawmakers push to add another $1 billion to the program...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Marine veteran Joyce Ralph sometimes stays at home in Massachusetts instead of going for a bike ride or doing other things she likes to do. She feels too anxious because of her post-traumatic stress disorder. Army veteran Paul Miosek sometimes feels...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan had nearly $10 million in the bank and a primary opponent no one had heard of. Then Donald Trump got involved. An expected walkover for the country's highest-ranking Republican officeholder became one to watch on Tuesday, with Ryan...
DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines will be handing out refunds and travel vouchers as penance for the latest computer outage to knock a major airline off stride. Delta canceled more than 700 flights and had 2,600 others delayed, some for hours, after a power outage Monday at its...
PRINCETON, Mass. (AP) — A New York City woman who disappeared on a walk while visiting her mother in Massachusetts was found slain in the woods, investigators said Monday. Vanessa Marcotte, 27, was reported missing after failing to return from a Sunday afternoon walk in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican Donald Trump is suggesting that rival Hillary Clinton's emails may be responsible for the death of an Iranian nuclear scientist who was executed for spying for the United States. Trump, using the "people are saying" sentence structure he often favors...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Desperate conservatives have circulated a petition calling for the Republican National Committee to host a special meeting where Donald Trump could be replaced as the party's presidential nominee. Organizers — some of the same Republicans who tried to prevent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ivanka Trump introduced her father at last month's Republican convention, she described a tough-talking deal-maker who also worries about family leave, equal pay for women and the cost of child care. It's was one of the first times during Donald Trump's...