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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The former CEO who oversaw the West Virginia mine that exploded in 2010, killing 29 people, was indicted Thursday on federal charges related to a safety investigation that followed the blast. Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, who is accused of...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Complacency about fire safety during shipyard repairs and dependency on firefighters who didn't specialize in fires aboard ships contributed to the severity of a fire that crippled a $900 million nuclear submarine, Navy investigators concluded. The...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut inmate awaiting execution for his role in the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a violent home invasion says he is refusing to eat prison food that he believes is not kosher. Steven Hayes sued the Department of Correction in...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more victims, federal prosecutors said in court documents. Some of the new accusations against defendant Timothy Jay Vafeades date back 20...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more victims, federal prosecutors said in court documents. Some of the new accusations against defendant Timothy Jay Vafeades date back 20...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent by the end of the century, as the world gets warmer and wetter. Researchers used weather data to show just how much more often lighting strikes as air warms and...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut inmate awaiting execution for his role in the killings of a woman and her two daughters says he is refusing to eat prison food that he believes is not kosher. Steven Hayes sued the Department of Correction in August, alleging it would not...
NEW YORK (AP) — Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says. In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday that the average price of gasoline in the U.S. will be $2.94 a gallon in 2015. That is a 44-...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown are urging restraint by both protesters and police once a grand jury decides whether the suburban St. Louis officer who shot him should face charges. Attorneys Anthony Gray and Benjamin Crump held a press conference...