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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have identified a landscaper who was killed by an industrial wood chipper in South Florida. Davie police spokesman Dale Engle says the deceased is 42-year-old Hernan Gutierrez. He says Gutierrez and two other people were clearing brush Monday...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration is facing an investigation into how it paid for a $1 billion repair of a New Jersey bridge. Two people said the investigation deals with whether funding for Pulaski Skyway repairs was misrepresented in bond documents by...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — As the state prepares to issue the first licenses for marijuana retail stores, Gov. Jay Inslee and other state leaders are announcing steps the state is taking to keep pot out of the hands of minors, including making sure that marijuana-related labels aren'...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A tornado-producing storm hit central Indiana on Tuesday, damaging homes southwest of Indianapolis and downing power lines and uprooting trees in the city and its suburbs, authorities said. It was one of several thunderstorms that sprang up in southwestern...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. government deprived 13 people on its no-fly list of their constitutional right to travel and gave them no adequate way to challenge their placement on the list, a federal judge said Tuesday in the nation's first ruling finding the no-fly list...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are reporting damage to homes, downed power lines and uprooted trees as a tornado-producing storm moves across the Indianapolis area. National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Ryan says the tornado struck Tuesday afternoon just southwest of...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth. World View Enterprises of Tucson said Tuesday that it launched...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth. World View Enterprises of Tucson said Tuesday that it launched the...