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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago mother thought she knew when it was safe to take her children outside, that she could protect them by sizing up and avoiding the people whom trouble seemed to follow. Then a bullet fired from a gun that D'Antignay Brashear never saw pierced the cheek...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World said Wednesday that they don't plan to sue the Florida theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement that they want to focus on their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund and that was used for high-end real estate, fancy artwork and production of the Hollywood film, "The Wolf of Wall...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Civil rights activists frustrated by police slayings of blacks across the nation are looking to flex their voting power to push for reforms. The continued alarm over how police treat black men has been a major focus of the five-day NAACP national convention...
Enbridge Energy Partners will pay a $61 million penalty for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history — a pipeline rupture in southwestern Michigan that polluted a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River, federal officials said Wednesday. The settlement between U.S...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says shots being fired at someone else missed two nearby police officers in Brooklyn. The Sergeants Benevolent Association initially said four males drove past the officers Tuesday night and fired before fleeing...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World say they don't plan to sue the theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family's future health...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government is seeking the forfeiture of more than $1 billion in assets that federal officials say were misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. The Justice Department filed civil complaints on Wednesday and Attorney General...
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The owner of Ocean Aerial Ads in Maryland will pull political banners supporting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after a series of complaints. News outlets report that the ads, which flew on banner planes for only one day, read "Stop Mad Cow...