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WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have identified a suspect in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home. Washington, D.C., police issued a news release late Wednesday saying they are looking for a man identified as...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has declined to press criminal charges in connection with an investigation into allegations of contract fraud and public corruption at a private prison in Idaho. The FBI began investigating the Idaho Correctional Center last year...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. In a separate...
NEW YORK (AP) — After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is signing off. The transplanted Hoosier, who made Top Ten lists and ironic humor staples of television comedy and influenced a generation of performers, hosted his final episode of CBS...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Motorcycle clubs have gathered dozens of times at Roy Barnett's bar for meetings just like the one that led to a shootout among rival biker gangs at a Waco restaurant. The setting, Barnett said, offers bikers the equivalent of Switzerland — a neutral zone...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals who claim damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. BP leased the rig...
Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation's youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds. The study is mostly good news: More children and teens are taking...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have announced a $211 million settlement with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. BP leased the rig from Transocean. The...
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States and...