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KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy died after being repeatedly stabbed by a 12-year-old boy at a playground in western Michigan, police said Tuesday. Michael Conner Verkerke ran home and collapsed on the porch around 6 p.m. Monday after he was stabbed at a mobile home park...
MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of Alex Rodriguez who injected the baseball star with steroids and a onetime clinic owner accused of providing the performance-enhancing drugs to several players have been arrested in connection with a drug conspiracy, authorities said Tuesday. Drug...
ATLANTA (AP) — The second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa is en route to Atlanta. A chartered plane equipped to contain infectious diseases took off at 1:12 a.m. local time (9:12 p.m. EDT Monday) from Monrovia, Liberia. An Associated Press...
ATLANTA (AP) — The second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa is en route to Atlanta. A chartered plane specially equipped to contain infectious diseases took off at 1:12 a.m. local time (9:12 p.m. EDT Monday) from the airport in Liberia's capital,...
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and told the tale of his fall from grace in his own words. For three decades, that version of one of the nation's largest and most-dissected...
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff's spokesman says the parents of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Washington home and wasn't reported missing for a day have agreed to take lie detector tests and allow a search of the home. Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson said both...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrats avoided a politically costly fight over oil and gas drilling after a quid pro quo deal pitched by the state's fracking-friendly governor prompted groups to drop their dueling ballot proposals. The cease-fire compromise from Gov. John Hickenlooper...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession. Now, an analysis by the rating agency Standard & Poor's lends its weight to the argument: The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and...
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide and told the tale of his fall from grace in his own words. For three decades, that version of one of the nation's largest and most-dissected...