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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Giant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among more than 500 fossils that have been unearthed at a dam construction site in Silicon Valley, a newspaper reported. Most of the fossils...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, should be put on hold until at least after the November election, the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge Monday. Lawyers for the Justice Department...
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Lifeguards along more than 6 miles of pristine sand in this Southern California beach city had rescued more than 200 people by the time the call came to help a distressed swimmer east of one of the main piers. Ben Carlson, a lifeguard with 15 years...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Boeing is deciding what to do with six newly manufactured commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in a derailment in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Experts from Boeing Co. and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a sixth person has died from injuries suffered in a fiery, head-on collision over the holiday weekend in southeastern Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Monday a seventh person also is in very critical condition. Royce says the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says shootings over the Fourth of July weekend that left at least nine people dead and more than 50 more injured included eight incidents that involved police. During a news conference Monday, McCarthy said...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Boeing is deciding what to do with six newly manufactured commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in a derailment in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank. Boeing spokeswoman Dina Weiss said Monday experts from Boeing...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge in North Carolina to put sweeping changes to the state's voting laws on hold through the November election. The Justice Department argues the Republican-backed measures are designed to suppress...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah police officer used his service weapon when he killed his wife, two children and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself in January. Spanish Fork City Police Lt. Matt Johnson says the agency's investigation was unable to...