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BOSTON (AP) — Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely. The U.S. military paid for Nash's full face transplant in 2011, as well as...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man caught on surveillance video running down a sidewalk with a toddler in his arms, in what authorities in the tiny town of Sprague, Washington, say was a failed kidnapping. The video shows the boy's young sister and brother...
RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old northern Wisconsin girl killed her mother and stepfather and locked her three younger siblings in a room with some food before fleeing to Indiana with a 22-year-old man, sheriff's deputies said. Ashlee A. Martinson has been charged with two...
RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old northern Wisconsin girl killed her mother and stepfather and locked her three younger siblings in a room with some food before fleeing to Indiana with a 22-year-old man, sheriff's deputies said. Ashlee A. Martinson has been charged with two...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ferrets won't get a legal foothold in New York City. The city Board of Health decided Tuesday to maintain a long-standing prohibition on keeping the animals as pets. The vote was 3-2 to lift the ban, but it needed six votes to pass. There were four abstentions;...
ATLANTA (AP) — In a 1962 article, New York Times reporter Claude Sitton described a voting rights meeting at a south Georgia church that was interrupted when the sheriff and his deputies entered, demanding information. One smacked his heavy flashlight into his palm while another...
NEW YORK (AP) — Diminished local cooperation is putting federal immigration officers in dangerous situations as they track down foreign-born criminals, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say. They say that more of their officers are out on the streets, eating up...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats in the White House and Congress accused 47 GOP senators of undermining President Barack Obama in international talks to curb Iran's nuclear program, saying that trying to upend diplomatic negotiations was tantamount to rushing into war with Tehran. "...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- A racist chant by several members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity that was caught on video led to outrage from the school's president and the organization's banishment from campus, but fallout from the incident appears far from over. President David...