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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A heat wave in large parts of the West and Southwest has many scattering for reprieve from the sun. In places like Arizona, the triple-digit temperatures are a way of life, but many still seek ways to escape it. Most are also equipped with cold air...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Twenty-one elementary students and a bus driver were injured after one school bus rear-ended another in Washington state. Renton School District spokesman Randy Matheson says the buses were picking up students from local apartment complexes at about 9:30 a.m...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A train towing cars full of oil derailed Friday in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge, sparking a fire that sent a plume of black smoke high into the sky. The accident happened around noon near the town of Mosier, about 70 miles east of Portland. It...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A heat wave in large parts of the West and Southwest has many scattering for reprieve from the sun. In places like Arizona, the triple-digit temperatures are a way of life, but many still seek ways to escape it. Most are also equipped with cold air...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, the rate fell...
The report from the medical examiner who conducted Prince's autopsy is tantalizing for what it doesn't say. The single-page document lists a fentanyl overdose as the cause of death, but it offers few clues to indicate whether the musician was a chronic pain patient desperately...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Autopsy results showing that Prince died of a fentanyl overdose cleared up some of the mystery surrounding his sudden death, but the findings also vaulted the investigation into new territory and raised the possibility of criminal charges for anyone who...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The suspect in the death of Will Smith said he shot in self-defense because he feared the retired New Orleans Saints star, although unarmed, was going for a gun as they argued over a car crash. "It was self-defense," Cardell Hayes can be heard telling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy's health and complicating the Federal Reserve's efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, the rate fell...