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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal accident board has told UPS and its pilots' union they can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots. The National Transportation Safety Board sent letters on Monday to UPS and the...
NOVI, Mich. (AP) — Organized labor and pro-business groups are waging an intense lobbying campaign directed at school teachers who are deciding this month whether to remain in their union, in the first real test of the state's new right-to-work law. Many of the 112,000 active...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults. Michael...
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — The Army says early reports indicated that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base. The Army put Fort Lee on lockdown Monday morning, with a report of an active shooter. Officials say the...
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook. But the leaders of the Aquinnah Wampanoags, the federally recognized...
FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — An active shooter has been reported at the Fort Lee Army base in central Virginia. Officials say the base has been put on lockdown and personnel there have been told to enact active shooter protocols. The four-story building involved is the headquarters for...
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's five official welcome centers. They walk inside, and then...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses. Then Adams found a doctor who makes house calls, and the 89-year-old hasn't needed ER care in...
PHOENIX (AP) — John G. Sperling, who overcame learning problems early in life and went on to found the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93. Mark Brenner, chief of staff of the Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the...