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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say it's illegal to fly drones or model planes near stadiums and that violators can face up to a year in prison. The Federal Aviation Administration posted an updated notice to pilots online this week warning that drones and remotely...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step." The move came one week after a gunman in Ottawa...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two ambitious governors — one Republican, one Democrat — known for their no-nonsense, take-charge style in a calamity have set off a furor with their aggressive handling of the Ebola crisis, and how it plays out could shape their political futures. New York Gov...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — School officials concerned about students being waylaid by protests are asking the St. Louis County prosecutor to wait until classes are not in session to announce whether a white police officer will face charges for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Nearly two years after a banker who vanished was wrongly declared dead, he was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison as he faced angry investors who lost millions of dollars entrusted to the former preacher who turned his persuasive powers into a career...
REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a semi-truck Tuesday morning in northwestern Indiana, injuring several people, after a truck driver who believed he had enough time to clear the tracks pulled into the train's path, police said. Fourteen passengers...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento obstetrician is getting a late thank you from a baby he delivered 45 years ago. The Sacramento Bee reports ( http://bit.ly/ZYGTtK ) that Robert Kincade performed heart surgery on the now-83-year-old obstetrician, Jim Affleck, last month at...
MIAMI (AP) — More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers. If statistics hold, nearly 60 percent of the remainder...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful — were asked a simple question: How many live in a state that recognizes same-sex...