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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zoo officials in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is bracing for more contentious legal and political fights over education funding even after legislators approved a narrow, short-term fix to satisfy a court mandate and avoid a threatened shutdown of the state's public schools. Having directed...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has released 290,000 more pages of state emails and documents related to lead-contaminated water in Flint. The disclosure Tuesday was the 10th and final mass-release of such records, which total nearly a half-million pages and...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings at a Texas dance studio (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The owner of a Texas dance studio says a group having a party on the property wasn't authorized to be there ahead of a shooting that left two people dead and several...
As many people around the world are trying to wrap their minds around what just happened in Britain, you may also be wondering "What does the Brexit mean for my money?" If you are worried about your 401(k), take heart. Most experts say you shouldn't rush to sell stocks and some...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Three years ago Sunday, Jim Obergefell asked his longtime partner to marry him, beginning a whirlwind of events that led to his name being at the top of the U.S. Supreme Court case that resulted exactly two years later in legalization of same-sex marriage...
NEW YORK (AP) — A corruption probe at the New York Police Department has cast a harsh light on how people get handgun permits in a city that boasts some of the nation's toughest gun laws. Federal prosecutors say a shady fixer's cash bribes induced officers working in NYPD's...