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WASHINGTON (AP) — With consumers spending and employers hiring more freely, the U.S. economy has fared better of late. But when the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, most analysts think it will signal that it wants to see further gains before raising...
SEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish. Last fall, he installed a small computed tomography, or CT, scanner at the...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit. Police tell The Record newspaper ( http://bit.ly/2at9fpL...
HONOLULU (AP) — Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites. The plan calls for using the islands of Tinian and Pagan in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said. There were no reports of any injuries as the crew members were transferred from...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local): 9 p.m. Officials say two Good Samaritan vessels have rescued 46 people who abandoned a fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A heated argument over presidential politics turned violent at a bar in Cleveland, leaving one man with a gunshot wound to the leg. Cleveland.com reports ( http://bit.ly/2af95Se ) the shooting at Winston's Bar came after two men — both bar regulars — started...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Good Samaritan ships were helping rescue 46 crew members who abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain, Coast Guard officials said Tuesday. There were no reported injuries to the crew members, who had donned survival suits...
MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Black-footed ferrets are back in an area of western Wyoming where they almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. State...