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BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A plan to help the world's coastal regions protect themselves against killer weather like Superstorm Sandy is pitting a group of scientists against an array of environmentalists and politicians, who fear that it could harm dolphins, turtles and other...
11:25 (PDT) A new forecast says the economic impact of California's drought will grow by $500 million in 2015, to $2.7 billion. The study released Tuesday by the University of California at Davis includes a one-third increase in the number of acres that farmers are fallowing for...
11:25 (PDT) A new forecast says the economic impact of California's drought will grow by $500 million in 2015, to $2.7 billion. The study released Tuesday by the University of California at Davis includes a one-third increase in the number of acres that farmers are fallowing for...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A ski boat capsized amid violent winds and huge waves on a lake spanning the Utah-Idaho border, killing four people and leaving three hospitalized, a Utah sheriff said Tuesday. All seven people in the boat — two adults, four teenage girls and a 7-year-old...
2:20 p.m. A Massachusetts prosecutor says it's "highly likely" that friendly fire critically injured a police officer during a gunbattle with the Boston Marathon bombers days after the attacks. But Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Tuesday that whatever wounded...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether Congress or the Obama...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo man who admitted being drunk while operating a Zamboni during a high school hockey game was convicted Tuesday after the judge rejected his lawyer's argument that the ice-resurfacing machine didn't meet the definition of a vehicle under city code...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Native American student who sued his California school district because it's refusing to let him wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation will ask a judge for an order permitting the sacred item. Christian Titman's lawyers are expected to argue...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Four people have died and three are hospitalized after a ski boat capsized on a lake that spans the Utah-Idaho border, a Utah sheriff said Tuesday. Rich County Sheriff Dale Stacey said two adults and five girls were in the water for more than three hours...