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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Thousands of young people and some more weathered hikers are trekking up a path that cuts through aspen and pine to a summit of a Utah mountain about 60 miles east of Salt Lake City. The group includes train hoppers, students, lawyers, architects and others...
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing a representative of the defense team of misleading victims, offering to leak sensitive information to them and trying to line up opposition to the death penalty. In a document released Tuesday,...
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — A flight carrying migrants from overcrowded facilities on the Texas border with Mexico arrived Tuesday in Southern California but protesters blocked immigration authorities from taking the group to a suburban Border Patrol facility for processing. Several...
SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation's largest outbreak in two decades. The outbreak, with more than 360...
EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. (AP) — A mother despondent over her son's suicide killed her two young daughters and herself early Tuesday using suffocating nitrogen gas at their home, about a week after a stay in a mental institution, authorities said. East Greenbush Police Chief...
A California truck driver pulled into the Blue Beacon Truck Wash in central Pennsylvania and spotted an advertisement for low-cost health exams for truckers. Needing one for his commercial driver's license, he called the number on the sign and was picked up by a woman in an old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the most prescriptions. A second report released Tuesday spotlights how a crackdown in Florida led to...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A flight carrying migrants from overcrowded facilities on the Texas border with Mexico arrived Tuesday in Southern California as part of the federal government's efforts to deal with a flood of unaccompanied Central American children coming to the United States...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — His right cheek painted with an American flag, Jon Watson sat sweating in the Texas heat. He didn't mind the searing sun, the 90-plus degree temperatures or the lack of a breeze in Austin. He was here for a party with thousands of other American soccer fans...