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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For loyal fans of the New York Islanders, this year's playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island's only major professional sports franchise before it moves to...
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable. Opening this new frontier, miles below the...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Six people have been arrested in connection with a terrorism investigation into youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State group, authorities in Minnesota said Sunday. A spokesman for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen competitors from around the world took turns Sunday hurling a sacrificial banjo into a polluted urban canal to see who could throw it the farthest. Tyler Frank of St. Louis bested all other male competitors with an 85-foot throw. On the women's side...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say arrests have been made in connection with their terrorism investigation into youth who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants, including the Islamic State group. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen competitors from around the world took turns Sunday hurling a sacrificial banjo into a polluted urban canal to see who could throw it the farthest. Tyler Frank of St. Louis bested all other male competitors with an 85-foot throw. On the women's side...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable." Freddie Gray, 25, of Baltimore, died Sunday at a hospital, a week after...
DENVER (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public. Police spokeswoman...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable." Freddie Gray, 25, of Baltimore, died Sunday at a hospital, a week after...