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WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — A woman came home from work to find that her retired police officer husband had fatally shot their two sleeping children before turning the gun on himself, neighbors and authorities said Friday. State police Maj. Joseph Tripodo said troopers and officers...
ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump's standards — aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico. Trump chastised Republican Gov. Susana Martinez for not doing her job when it came to unemployment...
SUNDERLAND, Vt. (AP) — Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a killer. If he finds what he's looking for, a gruesome fate awaits the amphibian. Ulcers would cover its body, eating away the skin...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich maneuver recently used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center. Dr. Henry Heimlich told The Cincinnati...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Four Navy aviators ejected from two fighter jets "at a high rate of speed" after their aircraft got into trouble in the air and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the North Carolina coast, one of the rescuers said. The F/A-18 Super Hornet jet fighters,...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The senior and junior girls at Florida's Jupiter High School scoffed when administrators, fearing for their safety, canceled a 50-year tradition — what may be the nation's last tackle powder puff football game. The girls say they don't need protection — many...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Organizers of North Carolina's world-renowned furniture market are releasing attendance figures Friday that could be an important barometer of business reaction to the state's new law limiting protections for LGBT people. The twice-a-year High Point Markets...
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months. It's an annual reminder from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that...