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HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — Two tour groups exploring a Kentucky cave were trapped Thursday by rising water, leaving 19 people missing — including two police officers who tried to reach them, authorities said. The tourists and officers were trapped in Hidden River Cave in south-...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence smiled for the TV cameras this month as a technology company announced plans to hire hundreds of new workers and add its name to the tallest tower in the Indianapolis skyline. Then the celebratory news conference took an awkward turn...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, whose family includes four generations of sheriffs, signed the law on Thursday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least three emails never seen before — including Clinton's own...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, whose family includes four generations of sheriffs, signed the law on Thursday...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray was convicted. A number of black leaders said that they had low expectations of...
DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles. Baylor...
CHICAGO (AP) — Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Thursday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least three emails never seen before — including Clinton's own...