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DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for an Air Force officer charged with rape, adultery and other crimes are making the novel argument that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals because it doesn't specifically include same-sex couples. Lawyers for Air...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A speeding wildfire in California that turned hundreds of homes near Lake Isabella to piles of twisted rubble has forced a conversation about how to minimize destruction in the most populous state experiencing the effects of climate change. Wildfires in the...
SEATTLE (AP) — As harbor seals are being born in the Pacific Northwest this time of year, marine mammal advocates up and down the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest. At least five times this season, well-...
DALLAS (AP) — Three crew members were missing and one was hurt Tuesday after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area. The two BNSF Railway freight trains were on the...
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. The Lincoln County Attorney's Office charged Flint Wayne Harrison and his son, Dereck James "DJ"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump laid out economic ideas in a speech in Pennsylvania on Tuesday that did not always deal squarely with economic realities. A look at some of his statements and how they compare with the facts: TRUMP: "When subsidized foreign steel is dumped into our...
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. The Lincoln County Attorney's Office charged Flint Wayne Harrison and his son, Dereck James "DJ"...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 media organizations in San Francisco plan to saturate online, TV and print publications this week with news stories about an issue that has stumped politicians and residents for decades: The city's homeless. Homelessness has defined San...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The airport in Ohio where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor. The 94-year-old former U.S. senator said during a ceremony...