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PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — Several hundred people have arrived at the Temple Beth Am in Florida for a memorial service for Steven Sotloff, days after Islamic State militants released a video depicting the journalist's beheading. There was heavy security, with officers stationed at...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election campaign in Kansas is being overhauled as his race becomes an unexpected battleground in the fight for control of the Senate. A person familiar with the Roberts campaign said Friday that longtime aide Leroy Towns...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation's citizen-soldiers, whose motto is "Always Ready, Always There," won't be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall. Tens of thousands of Army National Guard members from New Hampshire to Hawaii have been...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed over her objections on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — SWAT teams swarmed a downtown Tampa hotel early Friday to arrest a suspect in a quadruple killing and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be the man's son was found safe, Tampa police said. Police said they took Adam Matos, 28, into custody at the Floridian...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man who's a suspect in a quadruple murder in the Tampa Bay area and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be his son has been found safe. SWAT teams from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and Tampa Police Department swarmed the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Rural Hawaii residents still recovering from a recent tropical storm are keeping a nervous eye on slowly advancing lava that may reach their community within a week. Lava from Kilauea volcano is within less than a mile of Kaohe Homesteads, authorities said. Lava...
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state's Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was flying out of St. Louis around noon on Aug. 9, about the same time as a white policeman was fatally shooting an unarmed black 18-year-old a couple of miles from where Nixon had just delivered a college commencement speech...