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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal rule that took effect in 1991 is designed to protect the public from unsafe levels of lead in drinking water. Some answers to common questions about how it works: ___ Q: How often do water systems have to test for lead? A: Systems must test every...
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — This railroad town promotes its ties to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the poet Carl Sandburg. But Galesburg's long history also shows in a hidden way: Aging pipes have been leaking lead into the drinking water for decades. Blood tests show cause for...
NEW YORK (AP) — At the Friars Club tribute for Jerry Lewis' 90th birthday, many of the jokes were not about Jerry Lewis. There were R-rated wisecracks Friday night about Donald Trump, Monica Lewinsky, doctors, sex and growing old from speakers including Richard Belzer, Freddie...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A woman who was on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in Texas has been detained in Mexico. Brenda Delgado was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, the Attorney...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Maybe one of these days, someone other than Jordan Spieth will be leading the Masters. The 22-year-old Texan battled through blustery conditions to take a one-stroke edge over Rory McIlroy to Saturday's third round, making Spieth the first player in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt said Bruce Springsteen and the band canceled their North Carolina concert because of the state's new law blocking anti-discrimination rules for the LGBT community, the kind of legislation that's like an "evil virus"...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors on Friday said they have detained a woman on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of a dentist in Texas. Brenda Delgado was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, according to the Attorney...
PHOENIX (AP) — There is no reason to believe that a suburban Phoenix man who disappeared after the 2001 slayings of his wife and children is dead, authorities said Friday. Scottsdale police and FBI officials announced plans to plaster age-enhanced photos of Robert William Fisher...
NEW YORK (AP) — N.W.A. triumphantly entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Friday, with the groundbreaking quintet that brought the rough streets of Los Angeles into homes through their music defiantly refuting those who suggested rappers didn't belong in the institution. They...