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YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of people evacuated their homes as a wildfire raged near the Arizona town of Yarnell — the scene of a 2013 blaze that killed 19 members of an elite firefighting crew. Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Dolores Garcia said 250 to 300 people left...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature narrowly approved a $617 million bailout and restructuring of Detroit's debt-ridden school district early Thursday, two years after the state spent less than a third of that amount to help the city government emerge from bankruptcy...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new book from New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd will take on an off-the-wall subject: the 2016 presidential election. Hachette Book Group imprint Twelve announced Thursday that Dowd's "The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics"...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The grisly death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a high-temperature, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park offers a sobering reminder that visitors need to follow park rules, park officials and observers said. Efforts to recover the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's recipient of an award named for an Associated Press photographer who was killed in Afghanistan is a photojournalist who's accustomed to working in isolated and dangerous conditions. Kenya-based freelance photographer Adriane Ohanesian will accept...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gena O'Brien was catching up on headlines this week when she stumbled across a young woman's account of her life since she was sexually assaulted at Stanford University — a statement to the former student-athlete who molested her behind a dumpster 16 months...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California public water district that earned a rare federal penalty over what it described as "a little Enron accounting" loaned one of its executives $1.4 million to buy a riverfront home, and the loan remains unpaid nine years later although the official...
CARMEL, N.Y. (AP) — A man who was convicted of raping and murdering a 12-year-old girl and has spent almost two decades in prison has been released on $1 million bail as he awaits a third trial. Anthony DiPippo was released from a Carmel, New York, jail on Wednesday — the first...
BOSTON (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect in a brazen daylight shooting near a Boston high school that left one student dead and three other people wounded. Shots rang out Wednesday afternoon near Jeremiah E. Burke High School in the city's Dorchester neighborhood just...