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NEW YORK (AP) — There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. But as modern as the buses are, with USB charging ports and free Wi-Fi, most will still initially lack...
BATH, Maine (AP) — Captain Earl Walker wasn't about to retire before seeing the Navy's futuristic Zumwalt destroyer safely down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean. The 80-year-old river pilot and sea captain extended his contract at Bath Iron Works to ensure he could pilot...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did. Eller says he expected to earn at least $3,000 working the sold-out Springsteen concert and other high-profile shows around the state before artists canceled...
DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap, easy to obtain and criminals may believe — mistakenly — that if they're caught, they'll avoid the severe punishment that can come with illegally...
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — William Delaney, a former Marine, had already served four years of probation for an alcohol-related offense in Florida and was back in court, this time in Rhode Island, for driving under the influence. His newest brush with the law, combined with his...
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been shot in a central Massachusetts town and the suspect is on the loose. Massachusetts State Police say in a statement that an Auburn police officer was shot at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Auburn is about 45 miles...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has touched down in the Ohio hometown of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed late Saturday in Dayton, Ohio, where inventors Wilbur...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros. Ayana and Kiano, eastern black rhinos at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, are expecting a baby in late October or early November, the Des Moines Register reported (...
SEATTLE (AP) — Reba Golden hurt her back after falling two floors while building an addition to her house in Honduras. But when she returned to Seattle for a routine spinal surgery, she suffered blood clots, severe bleeding and died in 2007 on the operating table. Joan Bryant's...