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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on charges against two Virginia Tech students in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The parents of one of two Virginia Tech students charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl gave emotional testimony during her bail...
WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast with above freezing temperatures has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the maple syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who chose to tap trees early. "It's too damn early for...
NEW YORK (AP) — The SS United States, an ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds, may one day sail again. Crystal Cruises luxury travel company announced plans Thursday to overhaul the ship at a cost of at least $700...
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on charges against two Virginia Tech students in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A Virginia Tech student who is charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl was a cutter as early as eighth grade, was taking medication...
BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren't hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state, experts say. There were 51 confirmed territorial breeding bald eagle...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than two decades ago, Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement by restricting how long lawmakers could serve in its Legislature. No one championed the movement more loudly than the state's Republicans, who saw it as a...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland prosecutor on Thursday sought to poke holes in the testimony of an alibi witness who says she spotted a convicted killer at a library about the time prosecutors say he was killing his high school girlfriend in a case that was profiled on the "Serial"...
DETROIT (AP) — Another problem has developed with automotive air bags, this one resulting in recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental Automotive Systems says in documents filed with the U.S. government that moisture can get inside its air bag control computers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The face-to-face meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is rooted in an intensifying debate over who understands the great divide between rich Americans and everyone else. The theme has long been key to the contest between Democrats, but with Martin...