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LINTHICUM, Md. — With boarding passes in hand, children with autism spectrum disorders and their families took part in an air travel rehearsal at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Fifty families experienced a typical day at an airport, from check-in...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the last election of the 2014 midterms, Louisiana voters Saturday decide the political fate of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is struggling to win a fourth term against a wave of GOP gains across Southern states. Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy was...
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Florida man suspected in the killing his wife, a pastor and a neighbor, a sheriff's official said Saturday. Andres "Andy" Avalos, 33, was taken into custody without incident at a mobile home park in the Bradenton area of Florida...
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a Florida man suspected of killing his wife and another woman, then going to the church where his wife worked and allegedly shooting the pastor. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Andres "Andy" Avalos...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life." Barry died Nov...
NEW YORK (AP) — Friends and family members of a man shot by police in a New York City housing project stairwell have recited poems and said prayers at his funeral. Akai (uh-KY') Gurley's loved ones, including his mother, stepfather and 2-year-old daughter, gathered Saturday in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The eyes of the world will follow the Duchess of Cambridge on her first visit to New York when she tours a children's development center in Harlem next week. And for much of that global audience, that moment will be their introduction to the duchess' companion:...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico on Saturday levied more than $54 million in penalties against the U.S. Department of Energy for numerous violations that resulted in the indefinite closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository. The state Environment...
NILES, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man accused of stabbing an Amtrak conductor and three train passengers in southwestern Michigan has been charged with four counts of attempted murder. Niles Police Chief Jim Millin identified the man as 44-year-old Michael Williams, of Saginaw...