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Veterans of the Iraq War watched in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distanced themselves in recent days from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country. Some veterans say they long ago concluded their sacrifice was in vain, and...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas still recovering from droughts, greening pastures as ranchers begin the annual rite of moving cattle to the nation's summer grazing lands. Ranchers in Kansas and...
(CNN) Motorcycles will roar into Memorial Day weekend rallies amid heightened tension after a biker gang shootout left nine people dead in Texas. The massacre in Waco, which was triggered by feuding biker gangs, left the community stunned. Law enforcement authorities are on...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage will learn his fate Saturday. A judge said he reached a verdict in the bench trial of Officer Michael Brelo and will release it at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already covered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already covered...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King kept drawing fans in Las Vegas, and a family feud simmered, during a public chance to say goodbye ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta. More than 1,000 people streamed...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge. The South Florida Sun Sentinel quoted witnesses as saying the unidentified man was walking across the Florida East Coast Railway railroad bridge in Fort Lauderdale on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found near the area of an oil spill on the California coast. Veterinarian Michael Ziccardi said Friday it's not clear if the dolphin found in Santa Barbara Harbor died from exposure to the crude...