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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape. Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel said Tuesday the lawsuit brought by three former fraternity members...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — At West Virginia's usually immaculate Greenbrier resort, the grandstands set up for a PGA tournament that was supposed to start the week of July Fourth now look out on a muddy, gouged-out golf course strewn with trash, tires, refrigerators and...
Two explosions and a fire rocked a natural gas plant in southern Mississippi, where flames shot out of the building for hours and one of the blasts could be felt up to 10 miles away, authorities said. The first explosion occurred at 11:30 p.m. Monday and was followed by a larger...
DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for an Air Force officer charged with rape, adultery and other crimes are making the novel argument that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals because it doesn't specifically include same-sex couples. Lawyers for Air...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A speeding wildfire in California that turned hundreds of homes near Lake Isabella to piles of twisted rubble has forced a conversation about how to minimize destruction in the most populous state experiencing the effects of climate change. Wildfires in the...
SEATTLE (AP) — As harbor seals are being born in the Pacific Northwest this time of year, marine mammal advocates up and down the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest. At least five times this season, well-...
DALLAS (AP) — Three crew members were missing and one was hurt Tuesday after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area. The two BNSF Railway freight trains were on the...
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. The Lincoln County Attorney's Office charged Flint Wayne Harrison and his son, Dereck James "DJ"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump laid out economic ideas in a speech in Pennsylvania on Tuesday that did not always deal squarely with economic realities. A look at some of his statements and how they compare with the facts: TRUMP: "When subsidized foreign steel is dumped into our...