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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy has died on a Kansas water slide billed as the world's largest. Kansas City, Kansas, police spokesman Officer Cameron Morgan says the boy died Sunday at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Schlitterbahn Waterpark spokeswoman Winter Prosapio...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBC commentator criticized for calling the coach and husband of Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu "the guy responsible" for her turnaround said Sunday it is "impossible" to tell Hosszu's story without crediting him. But after some online critics suggested Dan...
SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple who were featured in news stories about their difficulties getting medication for their youngest daughter who had a heart transplant were found shot to death in their home along with their three children in "an apparent tragic...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBC analyst criticized for calling the coach and husband of Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu "the guy responsible" for her turnaround said Sunday it is impossible to tell Hosszu's story without crediting him. Swimming commentator Dan Hicks did not back down...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Two parents remain jailed on federal drug charges after authorities allege they tried using their 19-month-old child to help smuggle methamphetamine from Mexico into the U.S. According to a criminal complaint, Orlando Ramirez-Leal and Cynthia Uresti...
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — The nation's divide has become bad enough that a camp created to help Arab and Israeli teens find common ground is putting an emphasis on hatred and violence in the U.S. Officials at Seeds of Peace, a lakeside camp in the woods of Maine, thought things...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky's slap shot was always precise and straight as an arrow. Give archery an assist for that. The Great One's aluminum stick, with a wood and fiberglass blade, was constructed in part using innovations derived from bow and arrow...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he needs some help with his sand shots as he opens up about his golf game. The president, an avid weekend golfer, is set to hit the links several times during his vacation in Martha's Vineyard. Obama estimates he has a handicap...
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — The nation's divide has become bad enough that a camp created to help Arab and Israeli teens find common ground is putting an emphasis on hatred and violence in the U.S. Officials at Seeds of Peace, a lakeside camp in the woods of Maine, thought things...