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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and...
WESTON, Fla. (AP) — A retired U.S. Marine who fought in Afghanistan returned home to Florida on Saturday after spending eight months in a Mexican jail for crossing the border with loaded guns, a case that led U.S. politicians to bring intense pressure on Mexico to release him...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine have updated the death toll to four in a fire that swept through a two-apartment building that housed students from the University of Southern Maine. State fire marshals' spokesman Steve McCausland says one person is in critical...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say three people are dead, one is in critical condition and several others are unaccounted for after a fire swept through a two-apartment house in Portland. The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office says seven people escaped without injury...
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — By most accounts, 19-year-old Brittney Wood was with uncle Donnie Holland the night of May 30, 2012, the last time anyone saw her. Holland — who was under investigation for horrific sex crimes at the time — died from a bullet within days in what was...
NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon. "It's stunning what's happening here," says Tom Kloza...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and...
Even as Americans' trust in government eroded in recent years, people kept faith in a handful of agencies and institutions admired for their steadiness in ensuring the country's protection. To safeguard the president, there was the solidity of the Secret Service. To stand vigil...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene. The 13-year-old girls, including twin sisters, were in a...