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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been indicted on a manslaughter charge several weeks after his 8-month-old daughter died in his hot car while he worked. Joshua Blunt's attorney says Blunt was notified of the indictment Tuesday and appeared before a judge in Grenada...
CARTERET, N.J. (AP) — Six New Jersey firefighters who were exposed to a "chemical haze" pouring out of a warehouse have been taken to a hospital. Firefighters in Carteret in Middlesex County responded to the warehouse early Tuesday and found "smoke emitting" from the building...
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A 510-foot-long, $100 million Noah's ark attraction built by Christians who say the biblical story really happened is ready to open in Kentucky this week. Since its announcement in 2010, the ark project has rankled opponents who say the attraction will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal threat to her presidential campaign. But Comey called her actions "...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas cannot cut off Medicaid funding for two Planned Parenthood affiliates, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson in Kansas City, Kansas, issued the temporary ruling in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas cannot cut off Medicaid funding for two Planned Parenthood affiliates, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson in Kansas City, Kansas, issued the temporary ruling in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-...
ATLANTA (AP) — Dismissing an appeal on a technicality, Georgia's highest court granted a victory to a Ku Klux Klan group that has been seeking for years to participate in a state-run highway cleanup program. The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state's appeal of a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Abner Mikva, a liberal stalwart from Illinois who served in all three branches of the federal government, mentored a young Barack Obama and famously learned firsthand the brazen nature of Chicago's political machine, has died. The 90-year-old died of bladder...
The death of an American college student who was studying in Rome underscores the importance of safety guidance issued by universities to young people who venture overseas. Italian police have detained a homeless man in the slaying of Beau Solomon, 19, who just finished his...