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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges. Alexander Montagu-Manchester, 53, said nothing as...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is requiring its roughly 150 alumni clubs and societies to keep mum when it comes to disparaging comments about the school, or risk losing the money and other perks it provides them. For the most part, they are signing on. The move...
MENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state on Tuesday were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers who are paid by the...
A deaf driver shot to death by a North Carolina state trooper drove up to 100 mph during the chase and didn't stop even after the officer intentionally wrecked his vehicle, according to police radio traffic released Tuesday. The conversation between Trooper Jermaine Saunders and...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government agreed Tuesday to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator snapping turtles in the South and seven other troubled species that in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sign of growing concern in Congress, 20 Democratic senators are demanding answers about steep price hikes for the life-saving EpiPen injector device. The senators said in a letter Tuesday that price hikes of more than 500 percent have jeopardized access to...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Amid political pressure and calls for his resignation, Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday suggested that he might be considering stepping aside but seemed to reject the idea entirely hours later in a tweet, saying, "The reports of my political demise...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the fight over whether America's biggest corporations are paying their fair share around the...