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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Newtown has taken possession of the Colonial-style home where school shooter Adam Lanza lived with his mother in a deal with a bank that prepared the house by removing and incinerating all personal effects. The Newtown Legislative Council voted unanimously...
SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — Efforts to conserve a struggling species of grouse that ranges across the Western U.S. are having far-reaching effects on the region's energy industry as the Obama administration decides whether the bird needs more protections. Sales of leases on 8.1...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A white police chief who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 has been charged with murder, and his lawyer says prosecutors took advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment. Richard Combs was indicted Wednesday...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Randolph family. Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond recently brewed "Jane's...
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths. As flu season begins to ramp up, officials say the vaccine does not protect well against the dominant strain...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A white man who was the police chief in a small South Carolina town was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black man nearly four years ago. Richard Combs worked in Eutawville — population 300 and one-third black — when...
ATLANTA (AP) — An American health-care worker who may have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived at a hospital near Atlanta. Emory University Hospital spokeswoman Holly Korschun says the patient arrived around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. Details about the patient...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Reynolds family. Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond recently brewed "Jane's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company's refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with potentially broad impact for female workers and their employers. Questions...