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OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a deadly chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was already still and quiet when she...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives Republican Gov. Rick Perry another real-time leadership test and a chance to look...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S. has presented Texas Gov. Rick Perry with another real-time leadership test to look presidential, or ineffective, on a national stage. Perry appears to be considering another run for the White House in 2016 and is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are scared. The nation's top infectious diseases expert said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa. "It's the unknown. It's the cataclysmic...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks like...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks like...
NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is not doing much to encourage speculation that he's on the short list to be the next attorney general. And he's not exactly discouraging it either. Bharara's profile has grown steadily in his five years as head of one of the...
NAME — Preetinder S. Bharara BORN — Ferozepur, India RAISED — From age 2 in Eatontown along the New Jersey shore in Monmouth County SCHOOL — Graduated from Harvard in 1990 and Columbia Law School in 1993 PRE-U.S. ATTORNEY ACCOMPLISHMENT — As U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer's chief...
LOMA, Colorado (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a helicopter crashed into a river in western Colorado. Mesa County chief deputy coroner Victor Yahn tells The Associated Press that the two died in Saturday's crash, but he didn't have any other information. Local...