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WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago has been released on bail while authorities review medical evidence. Aisling Brady McCarthy's attorney says she was released Tuesday afternoon and will be...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody. "We're here to hold your hands and provide support," Lynch said in a meeting with faith and...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday, saying residents and communities again fell short of Gov. Jerry Brown's voluntary water savings target...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A nurse rescuing an injured woman from a Central Texas hiking trail tumbled to her death from a spinning hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, according to a federal report released Tuesday. The preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report finds that among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued its most comprehensive report on Hispanic health, drawing from earlier...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer who escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, was briefly in custody in West Virginia in 1975 and then disappeared for decades has been tracked down in Florida, where he'd been living under an assumed name, authorities said Tuesday. The 79...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year. A new report by the agency's inspector general says the credits were issued to more than 3.6 million taxpayers in 2012. Most of the credits went...