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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police have arrested someone in the targeted attack of a police officer that left him with a gunshot wound. Police spokesman John Elder said he didn't have any other details about the arrest in the early Saturday attack, but that further...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Dr. John Willke, an obstetrician who helped shape the modern anti-abortion movement with ideas including a belief that a woman can resist conception from a sexual assault, has died. He was 89. Willke, who founded the International Right to Life Federation, died...
NEW YORK (AP) — With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue. The Orthodox Jewish tradition known as oral suction circumcision reaches back to...
NEW YORK (AP) — With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue. The Orthodox Jewish tradition known as oral suction circumcision reaches back to...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Somebody shot and wounded a Minneapolis police officer early Saturday in what appears to have been a targeted attack, department officials said. Two officers were standing by their marked squad car after having just finished handling a burglary call at about 5...
MADRID, Iowa (AP) — Buying two goats in August 2008 was little more than an experiment for farmer Paula Olson and some entertainment for her daughters. Six and a half years, 14 milking goats and roughly $300,000 later, she's in the midst of constructing a small-scale creamery in...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — For nearly a century, the gasoline tax has provided the financial foundation for the nation's roads. For each gallon they pump, motorists have paid several additional cents in taxes to their state and federal governments. That is still the case in most...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Frustrated over stagnant or declining federal highway funding, state officials are accelerating their drive for new taxes, tolls and fees to repair an aging road system whose historical reliance on fuel taxes no longer is providing enough money to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco. In 2006, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered the nation's largest cigarette makers to publicly admit that they had lied for decades about the dangers of smoking. The basis for the punishment:...