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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The top executive charged in a chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water lied about his role with the company to protect his personal wealth of nearly $8 million from lawsuits, according to an FBI affidavit. Freedom Industries...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten major findings from the newly released summary of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program: ___ —Enhanced interrogation techniques used on terror detainees, including simulated drowning and sleep...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia firefighter died early Tuesday after getting trapped in the basement of a burning row home, becoming the first female member of the department killed in the line of duty. Joyce Craig Lewis, a 36-year-old mother of two and an 11-year veteran of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning indictment of CIA practices, Senate investigators on Tuesday accused the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on al-Qaida prisoners far beyond its legal boundaries and then deceiving the nation with narratives of useful interrogations...
NEW YORK (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a synagogue at the Brooklyn headquarters of an international Jewish organization early Tuesday before being fatally shot by police after he refused to drop the knife, authorities said. The man...
SHISHMAREF, Alaska (AP) — Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples, oranges and even ice cream. "'Cause everybody loves ice cream,"...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — "I can't breathe!" — the exclamation made by a black man, Eric Garner, while being placed in a police chokehold — was chosen as the most notable quote of the year in an annual list released by a Yale University librarian. It was one of several quotes...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A firefighter was trapped in the basement of a burning row home early Tuesday, becoming the first female member of the Philadelphia Fire Department to die in the line of duty, officials said. The 11-year veteran was part of the first company deployed to a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a Brooklyn synagogue early Tuesday before being fatally shot by police after he refused to drop the knife, authorities said. The man stormed into the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic world headquarters in...