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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...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's fireworks came early this year with a successful rocket test in Utah. On Tuesday, NASA fired a booster intended to hoist astronauts into true outer space. The ground test lasted the full two minutes, and the early word is that everything went...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the freight train crash in West Texas (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Fire crews are still pouring water on the flaming wreckage of two freight trains that collided head-on while using the same track in the Texas Panhandle. Sgt. Dan Buesing of...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an office building in downtown Denver (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Police say a gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself. Police spokesman Doug Schepman...
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...