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VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are responding after a Southern California pipeline spilled up to 210,000 gallons of crude oil. Ventura Fire Department spokeswoman Kelly Flanders says a pumphouse operating the line has been shut down Thursday and firefighters are trying to...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of a Baltimore officer facing charges stemming from the death of a 25-year-old black man who was critically injured in police custody (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Officials and residents are reacting to the acquittal of the police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical — and an actor known for his extraordinary range. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Thursday that actor Al...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal investigators on Thursday blamed Union Pacific Railroad for a fiery oil train derailment along the Oregon-Washington border, saying the company failed to properly maintain its track. Preliminary findings on the June 3 derailment in the Columbia...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of a Baltimore officer facing charges stemming from the death of a 25-year-old black man who was critically injured in police custody (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A judge has found a Baltimore Police van driver not guilty of all...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. The justices' one-sentence opinion on Thursday effectively kills the plan for the duration of...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas can execute eight death row inmates using its three-drug protocol, a split Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding a state law that keeps information about lethal injection drugs confidential. The inmates had argued that Arkansas'...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Marine Corps says one of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image. The Marines announced Thursday that an investigation launched after questions...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Authorities say two sheriff's deputies in northeast Louisiana were shot and wounded while serving a felony warrant. Ouachita Parish Chief Deputy Mac Mashaw said in a brief news release that the shooting happened just after 6 a.m. Thursday. The deputies are...