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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The old trunk was locked when it was found by auction house workers clearing a long-vacant home in Alaska that was about to be listed for sale. The collection crew's members couldn't find the key, so they broke the lock. Inside were yellowed papers and...
BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England's last thoroughbred racing track, says it is closing this year as the venue, which once hosted Seabiscuit and other premier horses of the day, falls victim to changes in a gaming industry that now revolves around lotteries and casinos...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday. The study...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday. The study...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents and students at a Utah high school say they're angry at the way school administrators enforced a dress code at a homecoming dance. Parent Chad Pehrson said his 17-year-old daughter was one of dozens of students at Bingham High School in South Jordan...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man holding an air rifle inside an Ohio Wal-Mart store, a grand jury determined Wednesday — using surveillance video the slain man's family said shows the shooting was completely unjustified. The...
A suspect in the fatal ambush of a trooper has occasionally made himself visible to officers before melting back into the forest, and police found empty packs of Serbian-branded cigarettes and soiled diapers believed to have been left by him, Pennsylvania State Police said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Smart people in the administration have spent the last two days telling the American people that U.S. strikes against the Khorasan Group were necessary to disrupt "imminent attack plotting" against U.S. and Western interests. They warned that members of the...