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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A man high on opiates fell asleep on a motel couch while smoking a cigarette, touching off the March fire that killed him and three others, authorities said Wednesday. Prosecutors released their final report into the March 21 blaze at the...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, which led to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man." Harold McCluskey, then...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, leading to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man." Harold McCluskey was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is condemning the killing of a Palestinian teenager as a "despicable act" and is calling on the perpetrators to be brought to justice. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the United States "condemns in the strongest possible...
Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives. Among the stash, hidden in a bedside table turned around to conceal the doors, authorities made an even more horrifying...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A propane tank on a food truck in Philadelphia exploded into a fireball, critically injuring a mother and daughter and sending at least nine others to the hospital, police said. The truck exploded Tuesday evening outside an auto body shop in the city's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is condemning the killing of a Palestinian teenager as a "heinous murder" and is calling on the perpetrators to be brought to justice. In a series of posts on Twitter, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Wednesday the U.S. is...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging North Dakota's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage, despite a wave of court decisions striking down bans in other states. The state attorney general's office filed the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not just a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," ''doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man's best friend. In the U.S., 53 percent...