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NEW YORK (AP) — In chillingly detailed articles in a slick online magazine, Islamic State extremists exhorted English-language readers this fall to carry out attacks with knives and vehicles. Using those very methods, Somali-born student Abdul Razak Ali Artan injured 11 people...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three sisters whose track and field prowess brought them medals, TV appearances and even a magazine cover are still struggling for something that's eluded them: a home of their own. Tai, Rainn and Brooke Sheppard and their mother still share a bed in a Brooklyn...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The hundreds of arrests during the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have created an unprecedented burden for the state's court system, which faces huge cost overruns and doesn't have enough judges, lawyers and clerks...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the South (all times local): 12 p.m. A county mayor in Tennessee says that an aquarium threatened by wildfires is intact and running on a generator. At a news conference Tuesday, Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters said Ripley's...
BOSTON (AP) — After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound. As stock prices for some of the nation's largest college chains have surged, industry lobbyists say they have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wreaths have been hung, lights have been strung and a towering fir tree is in place in the White House Blue Room. Michelle Obama is unveiling the decorations Tuesday for military families. But the White House gave the news media an early look. This year's theme...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University complained on his Facebook account about U.S. interference in countries with Muslim communities, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Abdul Razak Ali...
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a woman jumped from an emergency exit door on a flight after it landed at a Houston airport and took off running toward the terminal before she was caught. Authorities say the woman was a passenger on a United Airlines flight from New Orleans that...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The size of a large caribou herd in Alaska's Arctic region has dropped by more 50 percent over the last three years, and researchers who have tentatively ruled out hunting and predation as significant factors for the decline are trying to determine why. The...