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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lifelong turkey farmer Greg Langmo knew as soon as the young flock that usually clustered around him like curious little puppies turned lethargic and stopped eating that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — To some, a makeshift shrine in the middle of the Ferguson street where Michael Brown was killed last summer is a hallowed symbol of a new civil rights movement over race and policing. To others, it has served its purpose and is now more of an eyesore and a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires. Tom Tidwell testified before the Senate Energy and...
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...