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BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An armed group took over a national wildlife preserve in southeastern Oregon more than three weeks ago, and so far authorities have taken no action to remove the protesters, who are upset over federal land policy. The group led by Ammon Bundy has been free to...
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Melanie Chirichella waited a year and a half for a kidney transplant. When the call finally came in that there was a perfect match, a blizzard was raging up and down the East Coast. At first, emergency crews told her Saturday there'd be no way an...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy said Tuesday that a report of three gunshots heard in the basement of a building at Naval Medical Center San Diego came from a single witness. The Navy hospital previously said on its Facebook page that an active shooter was reported and people were...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The latest on possible gunfire Tuesday at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A Navy spokesman says a report of three gunshots heard at Naval Medical Center San Diego came from a single witness. Navy Region Southwest spokesman Scott...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Navy veteran scammed federal agencies out of more than $1.5 million by exaggerating his multiple sclerosis, claiming he needed a wheelchair to get around when he was actually playing golf, baseball and taking part in a grueling foot race, prosecutors said...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The latest on possible gunfire Tuesday at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Military authorities are responding to a report of gunshots at a building on the campus Naval Medical Center San Diego. Spokesman Mike Alvarez says the...
OSCEOLA, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz worked to consolidate support from Iowa conservatives Tuesday with the help of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, while rival Donald Trump claimed Cruz was "nervous" with less than a week until voting kicks off in Iowa. A day after nabbing the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A sheriff's deputy working as part of a federal task force serving a warrant in the Lower 9th Ward section of New Orleans was shot multiple times Tuesday, police said. The Jefferson Parish deputy was taken to a hospital and was the only one injured, police...
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced the appointment of a special counsel to aid his office's investigation into whether laws were broken regarding Flint's lead-tainted water. It is unclear at this point if the probe could result in criminal or civil charges. Flint'...