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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they are unsure what happened to an intruder on United Nations property who disappeared after climbing over a wall and jumping into the East River. The New York Police Department says officers responded to a Saturday morning call from UN security...
A series of tornadoes swept across eastern Colorado Saturday, causing several minor injuries and damaging motorhomes and buildings. Another spring storm brought deadly driving conditions to northern Arizona. The National Weather Service said at least four tornadoes hit in Yuma...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on weather in Colorado (all times local): 11 p.m. A series of tornadoes has hit eastern Colorado and caused several minor injuries, while damaging motorhomes, farm buildings and other structures. The National Weather Service says four tornadoes hit in...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire corrections officials say two inmates have escaped through a window from a minimum security halfway house in Concord. Spokesman Jeff Lyons says 45-year-old Jonathan Conrad Ellinger and 42-year-old Dale Wayne Clark were reported missing from the...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Pennsylvania high school student who was barred from attending her prom because she wore a suit rather than a dress (all times local): 9:25 p.m. A Pennsylvania school says parents were informed about its prom dress code months before a...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah's journey to racing history a year ago spurred Richie Columbus to make his first trip to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Until Pharoah, horse racing typically drew his attention just once a year, when Columbus watched...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media attention to gun violence tends to be doled out in predictable, limited ways: when a mass shooting happens, when the anniversary of such a tragedy is marked or when the use of deadly force by law enforcement or citizens is questioned. But the headline-...
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised. The image has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. Spokesman Lt...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama politics are at a low point even by Alabama standards: In a state that trails the nation in many areas, three top elected officials are embroiled in scandal or facing removal from office while a former governor serves time in federal prison on a...