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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green. The Mother Road has seen in recent months a growing number of electric car charging...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is preparing to release a once-classified chapter of a congressional report about the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that questions whether Saudi nationals who helped the hijackers with things like finding apartments and opening bank accounts knew...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man caught in a government sting trying to join the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 8 ½ years. Twenty-nine-year-old Joseph Farrokh of Woodbridge was sentenced Friday in federal court in Alexandria. He is one of about a half-...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Three former world leaders were forced to take shelter in the lower level of an Arkansas high school after tornado sirens blared during a graduation ceremony for the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program. Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In all of last year, there were only 22 days when someone wasn't shot in Philadelphia. Nearly 1 in 5 victims died. Now, in a bold effort to stem the bloodshed, several Philadelphia hospitals are about to conduct a citywide experiment that will ask: When...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Relatives say a father and son from the Austin area are among the victims of the deadly truck attack in Nice. Family friend Jess Davis says 51-year-old Sean Copeland and his 11-year-old son Brodie were killed Thursday evening in what French authorities have...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots near an apartment building fatally shot a man who fired at them with an AR-15-style rifle, authorities said early Friday. No officers were wounded nor anyone else in the shooting Thursday night in a...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man caught in a government sting trying to join the Islamic State could be sentenced to from five to 20 years in prison. Sentencing for 29-year-old Joseph Farrokh of Woodbridge is scheduled for Friday in federal court in Alexandria. He...
DALLAS (AP) — People who knew Micah Johnson before the former Army reservist opened fire at a Dallas protest describe a relaxed young man with a silly sense of humor who made friends easily. The Johnson they remember was chatty and helpful and liked to talk about politics. A few...