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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP. The blast happened Tuesday outside a barber shop that's next door to the group's office,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election. Social Security's disability program has been swamped by...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Heisman Trophy O.J. Simpson won in 1968 has been recovered more than 20 years after it was stolen in a burglary at the University of Southern California, police said Tuesday night. The trophy and a Simpson jersey were stolen in a burglary at Heritage Hall,...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A brass band strolled through a riverside warehouse holding huge, colorful parade floats as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other city officials Tuesday kicked off the city's official countdown to Mardi Gras. "Everybody knows that this is what we live for...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In the war for young people's hearts and minds, Mohamed Ahmed hopes to use cartoons to dissuade a generation raised on "The Simpsons" and "South Park" from taking up arms for the Islamic State group and other extremist causes. Ahmed, a convenience store...
BOULEVARD, Calif. (AP) — The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago. Instead, drones will help spray crops, inspect high-voltage...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI will question hundreds of patients at a West Texas veterans' hospital who may have witnessed a shooting that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the bureau's top El Paso agent said. The FBI is leading the investigation of the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A gunman and one other person are dead in a shooting at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas. Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty made the announcement at a news conference Tuesday night. He says the shooting happened at the El Paso Veterans Affairs...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mia Love of Utah on Tuesday became the first black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House. Love, 39, a former mayor of Saratoga Springs, was elected in November in Utah's 4th District. She...