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The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, social upheaval, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. Republicans want voters to see the need...
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing an uphill court fight, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it was formally removing the lesser prairie chicken from a federal protection list under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the move follows recent court...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the past two weeks, the Louisiana capital has seen a black man shot to death by white police and night after night of protests, followed by a fatal attack on three officers by a gunman who appeared to be targeting the badge. Now Baton Rouge is a town...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing an uphill court fight, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it was formally removing the lesser prairie chicken from a federal protection list under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the move follows recent court...
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge under construction north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key Hudson River crossing. No cars were hit by the crane's arm as it came...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of a woman charged with murder after her 6-week-old son drowned in a pond at a Myrtle Beach outlet mall said she was overwhelmed by the challenges of returning to work as a first-time mom and dealing with an abusive boyfriend. Jameisha Alexander...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January, state lottery officials said Tuesday. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their...
NEW YORK (AP) — A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban highway crossing. No cars were hit by the crane's...