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McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A former suburban Dallas police officer who resigned after video showed him forcing a bikini-clad black 15-year-old girl to the ground will not be charged in the matter, police said Thursday. A Collin County grand jury decided not to indict former McKinney...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a spill of crude oil from a California pipeline (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A representative of the company operating a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude in Southern California says the leak occurred in the vicinity of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Lewis, who shed blood in Selma for civil rights, sat shoulder to shoulder with fellow Democrats on the House floor as the leader of an extraordinary protest demanding votes on gun control. Instead of grainy black-and-white photos, color selfies with...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It was a man's world nearly a century ago when one of America's most famous highways got its start, opening up vast expanses of the West as it created an automobile artery that stretched roughly 2,400 miles from Chicago to the West Coast. But it wasn't...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When Brian Cresto and his fellow firefighters fly toward a wildfire at just a few hundred feet off the ground, he's scouting for the best spot for them to land when they parachute out. Lately, he's also been keeping an eye out for hobby drones that could take...
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Trade Center's newest, $2.5 billion skyscraper reached its full 80 stories Thursday — one of three high-rises now up at the site, with one more to go. Almost 15 years after the twin towers collapsed, the site of the Sept. 11 terror attacks has turned...
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — A jury will soon decide whether a South Carolina mother who says she shot and killed her children because she thought they would be reincarnated in a better world is guilty of murder or insane. Four days of testimony in the 38-year-old Suzanna Simpson's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a copyright lawsuit against members of Led Zeppelin over the Intro to "Stairway to Heaven" (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A Los Angeles jury has decided the band Led Zeppelin did not steal the opening to its classic anthem "Stairway to Heaven."...
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — A Vietnam War helicopter pilot who will receive the nation's highest military honor for saving the lives of dozens of troops calls it a "great honor" that belongs to the entire helicopter crew. It was announced this week that Charles Kettles, 86, of...