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CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation's citizen-soldiers, whose motto is "Always Ready, Always There," won't be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall. Tens of thousands of Army National Guard members from New Hampshire to Hawaii have been...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed over her objections on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — SWAT teams swarmed a downtown Tampa hotel early Friday to arrest a suspect in a quadruple killing and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be the man's son was found safe, Tampa police said. Police said they took Adam Matos, 28, into custody at the Floridian...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man who's a suspect in a quadruple murder in the Tampa Bay area and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be his son has been found safe. SWAT teams from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and Tampa Police Department swarmed the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Rural Hawaii residents still recovering from a recent tropical storm are keeping a nervous eye on slowly advancing lava that may reach their community within a week. Lava from Kilauea volcano is within less than a mile of Kaohe Homesteads, authorities said. Lava...
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state's Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was flying out of St. Louis around noon on Aug. 9, about the same time as a white policeman was fatally shooting an unarmed black 18-year-old a couple of miles from where Nixon had just delivered a college commencement speech...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the intense, high-stakes world of fashion, Joan Rivers helped change the game. The industry she bit into on "Fashion Police" but embraced in her friendships and the fancy clothes on her back considered her love-hate legacy Thursday after her death at 81. "For...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hourlong exchange that also featured clashes over...