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DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Tuesday awarded a $100 million civil judgment to a man who lost most of his left arm, his left leg below the knee and his left ear in an attack by a pack of dogs outside a Detroit home. It's unlikely that Steve Constantine will collect anywhere near the...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Rumor-mongering and allegations of abusing an ex-girlfriend years ago have marred the four-man race for the Republican nomination for governor, and the mudslinging led one of the leading candidates to declare it "the dirtiest campaign that I've ever...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn millions in speaking fees would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill moving forward in the House. On a voice vote,...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Residents of the Sunshine State are finding that harnessing Florida's abundant solar power is no simple task. With its bounty of sunny days, Florida ranks third in the nation in rooftop solar energy potential but 13th in the amount of solar energy...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In many regards, Missouri Republicans have seldom been more powerful than they currently are, well positioned to carry out their part in the conservative movement sweeping the Midwest and South. They hold commanding majorities in the Legislature and...
PORT AUSTIN, Mich. (AP) — The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to the south. Thanks to reliably...
WASHINGTON (AP) — People in the nation's capital no longer have to show a good reason to get a permit to carry concealed handguns outside their homes and businesses. The District of Columbia's police chief said Tuesday that she's dropping this requirement, a centerpiece of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman accused of marrying 10 times in an immigration scam has reported to a Bronx court a day late after a warrant was issued for her arrest. Liana Barrientos pleaded not guilty in April to lying on forms. She was scheduled for a court appearance Monday, but...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black 18-year-old shot and killed last October by an off-duty, white St. Louis police officer said Tuesday he plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit, after a prosecutor said the officer would not face criminal charges. In a 51-...