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DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride — if any — to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. The discussion at Denver Water, which serves about one...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out...
ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters. The former Florida governor was in...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12 people and trying to kill 70 others...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's dream of owning a hilltop convent near Hollywood is going to have a wait a while longer. The convent, which Perry has wanted to buy for several years, is in the middle of a legal fight between a group of elderly nuns and the archbishop of Los...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was shot as she ran from the gunman robbing her family on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation was recovering from surgery Thursday, while her relatives struggled with how to tell her that her parents are dead. Doctors operated on a bullet lodged in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe. When the full moon appears at 6:43 a.m. EDT Friday, it will become the second full moon of July. Geoff Chester of the U.S. Naval Observatory said the traditional...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore's state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of attempted reforms. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous...