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BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he thought he could catch a good night's sleep while listening to the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Former President Bill Clinton says New Orleans should celebrate progress after Katrina but also work on recovery for all. Clinton spoke Saturday night at an...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drinking water supplies at the Northern California lockup. An inmate who was...
DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the...
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — An East Texas teenager is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend's 3-year-old nephew into a pond so the boy would drown to make room for the unborn child to live at their home. Bobby Woods, 17, faces a charge of capital murder of a person under age 6. He...
HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott says "heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will not be tolerated in the State of Texas." Abbott...
HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott says "heinous and deliberate crimes against law enforcement will not be tolerated in the State of Texas." Abbott...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donald Trump says he's going to make a decision once and for all about whether he'll mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president. Trump told reporters following a speech in Nashville Saturday that he's going to make a...
ATLANTA (AP) — To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar. Zakaria was the last person to be declared disease-free in Ghana after more than 20 years of work spearheaded by the former president's humanitarian organization, The...