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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park shows the challenges that rangers face as they confront soaring numbers of visitors — including some who break the rules. No significant human...
NEW YORK (AP) — The troubles with kids these days ... are not as common as they used to be. U.S. teens are having a lot less sex, they are drinking and using drugs less often, and they aren't smoking as much, according a government survey of risky youth behaviors. "I think you...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The officer at the wheel when Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury in the back of a police van deliberately took the young black man on a "rough ride," prosecutors said for the first time Thursday as the driver went on trial on murder and manslaughter...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says people do not have a right to carry concealed weapons in public under the 2nd Amendment. An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Thursday. The panel says law enforcement officials can require...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a police van driver in the death of a young black man in Baltimore (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Defense attorneys are disputing allegations that a police van driver deliberately injured Freddie Gray by giving the young black man a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States has sued the New York City Department of Education, saying it permitted a Queens high school to discriminate against black teachers. Thursday's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeks to force the city to take steps to prevent future...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a police van driver in the death of a young black man in Baltimore (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A prosecutor says a police van driver critically injured a young black man by giving him a 'rough ride' in back of a police wagon...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Accidents are killing more Americans each year, increasingly from overdoses and falls. A new report from the National Safety Council said that in 2014, more than 136,000 Americans died accidentally. That's up 4.2 percent from the year before and a jump of 15.5...
DETROIT (AP) — Two men and a woman were charged Thursday in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found a week ago in a vacant lot in Detroit. Gregory Walker, Lillian Roberts and Earnest Coleman all are charged with murder, unlawful imprisonment,...