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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents in coastal communities use far less water than their inland counterparts, but still find ways to conserve even more, residential per-capita water use figures released for the first time Tuesday show. The State Water Resources Control Board is...
NEW YORK (AP) — The marijuana-legalization movement, which achieved historic victories two years ago, seeks further momentum Tuesday as voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., weigh in on ballot measures that would allow recreational use of pot by adults. Other volatile...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — His presidential aspirations on the line, Republican Scott Walker asked voters in Wisconsin on Tuesday to send him to the governor's mansion for the third time in four years. A victory over Democratic businesswoman Mary Burke could push Walker to the top...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bank card belonging to a woman abducted from a Philadelphia street was used the next morning in Maryland, police said Tuesday as relatives tearfully pleaded for her return. Detectives said security images showed a man using Carlesha Freeland-Gaither's card...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bank card belonging to a woman abducted from a Philadelphia street was used the next morning in Maryland, police said Tuesday as relatives tearfully pleaded for her return. Detectives said security images showed a man using Carlesha Freeland-Gaither's card...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residential per-capita water use figures released for the first time Tuesday shows residents in coastal communities are among California's most water conscious and they're finding ways to cut their usage even more. The State Water Resources Control...
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case. Peterson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault under the deal that Montgomery County...
Above all else, what's at stake in Tuesday's midterm elections is control of the U.S. Senate. That, in turn, will shape the fate of President Barack Obama's agenda for the rest of his term. And everything else that Congress wants to do, or stop from getting done. Republicans...
NEW YORK (AP) — The marijuana-legalization movement, which achieved historic victories two years ago, seeks further momentum Tuesday as voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., weigh in on ballot measures that would allow recreational use of pot by adults. Other volatile...