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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball. And to stay upright. But the machines participating in this month's international RoboCup tournament are making passes and scoring points. Their ultimate goal? To beat...
SPRING, Texas (AP) — A man involved in a domestic dispute opened fire at a suburban Houston home Wednesday evening, killing six people, four of them children, and wounding a 15-year-old girl, authorities said. The suspected gunman later surrendered after a three-hour standoff...
MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated Tribes...
MANCHESTER, Md. (AP) — More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp. Then, the sky began to darken and a light rain began to fall. A supervisor at the Christian summer camp decided...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado's first three months of...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. That's the conclusion from Colorado pot regulators who have issued what might be the world's first market study of legal recreational marijuana. The study released late Wednesday afternoon concluded that...
SPRING, Texas (AP) — Authorities say multiple fatalities have been reported from a shooting at a home in suburban Houston. A statement from the Harris County Sheriff's Office says deputy constables have responded to a reported shooting at a home located in Spring, north of...
SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups sued the federal government Wednesday, saying the vast majority of minors in deportation proceedings lack legal representation. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs...
MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — Around 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled into a North Dakota bay, causing some environmental damage but sparing a nearby lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated...