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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain. Nearly 81 percent of the lakes' surface area was covered with ice, the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory...
PHOENIX (AP) — The father of a woman found killed in her suburban Phoenix home said Friday he hasn't been able to sleep, instead imagining what happened to his caring, friendly daughter who was excited about her sales job and hoping to soon get engaged. "It's really hard because...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy over years of illegal pollution from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants. The three U.S. Attorney's Offices covering the state on Friday charged Duke with nine...
DETROIT (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy were charged Friday with torture and child abuse in an investigation that began last summer when he was discovered among boxes in his father's basement after a highly publicized 11-day search by Detroit police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof could signal...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some U.S. border agents have started wearing body cameras in a test of the technology in the field, officials said on Friday. Roughly three dozen cameras are being worn by personnel on a volunteer basis during a 90-day test period at locations in New Mexico,...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast frozen plain. The federal Great Lakes research laboratory in Ann Arbor reports Friday that nearly 81 percent of the five lakes' surface area...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker backed a surprise move Friday by Republican legislators to quickly vote on making Wisconsin a right-to-work state, an action the likely 2016 presidential candidate initially suggested should be delayed to avoid re-igniting massive pro-union...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A dozen guards were held hostage 35 years ago during one of the nation's deadliest prison riots. Some were brutally beaten and sexually assaulted as rioting prisoners killed 33 fellow inmates during a clash that included beheadings, amputations and...