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Wildfires picked up their destructive pace across the drought-choked West on Friday, leading residents to flee their homes and authorities to scramble for resources to beat back the flames. Blazes in Washington state that killed three firefighters and injured four others have...
NEW YORK (AP) — An armed veteran slipped through a side door of a federal building on Friday and shot a security guard in the head, killing him, before fatally shooting himself, police said. Detectives were investigating what prompted the shooting of FJC Security Services guard...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lawyers asked a judge to intervene on the behalf of immigrant families who were denied birth certificates for their U.S.-born children because Texas health officials refused to recognize as valid certain forms of foreign identifications, according to court...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As people search for words to describe New Orleans' recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging on the Biblical - an economic and cultural resurrection, a rising from the ashes. Helped by billions of dollars in recovery money,...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Touting himself as the "The King of Infidelity," the founder of the adultery site Ashley Madison built his livelihood around the unconventional philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life — yet he says he is a devoted husband, and his wife of 12...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and cultural resurrection. Helped by billions in recovery money, buoyed by volunteers and driven by the grit of its own citizens, the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Cancer in his brain is forcing Jimmy Carter to slow down, but the 90-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is insisting on keeping up with some of the humanitarian work that has sustained him since leaving the White House as a one-term president 35 years ago. Hours...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say they've arrested two suspects in the fatal street shooting of an 11-year-old boy nearly 25 years ago. Jeremiah Anderson was shot once in the back the night of Nov. 9, 1991, and died at the scene. Police said 46-year-old Raymond McDaniel and 42-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An anti-abortion group has a free speech right to release covert video of discussions with a California company that provides fetal tissue for research, even if the footage was illegally recorded, a judge ruled Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Joanne O...