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NEW YORK (AP) — You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful. More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010. The settlement money will be used to resolve the Clean Water...
WASHINGTON (AP) — 9:50 a.m. An official says that authorities at the Washington Navy Yard have found no evidence of a shooting, no one has been arrested, and no weapons have been found after a report of gunfire. The official has been briefed on Thursday's response at the naval...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lockdown was underway Thursday morning across the Washington Navy Yard campus after reports of shots fired, but a senior law enforcement official said those reports had not been confirmed. No injuries have been reported, said the official, who was receiving...
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 9:10 a.m. Several law enforcement officers were hospitalized after a CSX train car carrying a flammable substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee. Blount County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marian O'Briant says 10 law enforcement officers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lockdown is underway on the entire Washington Navy Yard campus after a report of shots fired. A federal official says there were reports of shots fired Thursday morning in the same building where a gunman killed a dozen workers in a rampage two years ago. The...
An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus. Navy spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class Pedro Rodriguez says a lockdown is underway. He did not give information on any injuries or other details Thursday morning. A heavy police and fire...
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius. Blount County Fire Department Lt. Johnny Leatherwood said a call about the train...
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius. Blount County Fire Department Lt. Johnny Leatherwood said a call about the train...