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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have filed preliminary murder charges against a man in the death of an Indiana University student whose body was found in a rural area not long after she was reported missing. State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil says 49-year-old Daniel E. Messel,...
(EDITOR'S NOTE — More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of combat for The Associated Press and later gained fame as a CNN...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For decades, farmers have routinely fed antibiotics to livestock to fatten up the animals and protect them from illnesses amplified by confined conditions. But critics say repeated use of antibiotics has made bacteria more resistant to the drugs, resulting...
DENVER (AP) — When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity in the...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion amid rising concerns of terrorist recruitment in America. Newspaper op-eds, advertisements and...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit. Marijuana divisions are popping up at law firms to advise pot shops on where they can locate,...
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 777 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. Historic buildings in Kathmandu lay in rubble on the ground...