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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Texas police officer has been extradited from Indonesia and charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of his pregnant girlfriend in Austin. VonTrey Jamal Clark arrived at an Austin airport late Wednesday and was booked into the Bastrop...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. Wednesday, Capt. Ryan Elizabeth Alvis...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs. Davis is the Rowan County Clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples...
MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind, able to see some blurry shapes and very close objects but not much else. It was like that for years on the 260-acre farm she shares with her husband...
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a half-dozen fiery crashes this...
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad. The New York-based Islamic Circle of North America has...
AT THE BOTTOM OF FRIJOLES CANYON, N.M. (AP) — With the sun blazing overhead, the crew of Native American youth tries to work quickly. Their hands are covered with dry, cracked mud as they repair the stone walls that make up one of the more prominent cultural sites at Bandelier...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban areas, cities are now scrambling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is showing no improvement, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years. The College Board says in a report that a record number of students took the exam. The report says the Class of 2015...