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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the U.S. every day, a legacy of an era before scientists realized the severe long-term health consequences of exposure to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a national pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection. After 15 months on display and a parade of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say errors by three airmen troubleshooting a nuclear missile in its launch silo in 2014 caused a "mishap" that damaged the missile, prompting the Air Force to strip the service members of their nuclear certification and quietly launch an accident...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are shadowing each other across eastern Iowa, eager to carve out any advantage in a race that's deadlocked with just over a week until the state's lead--off caucuses. The candidates' overlapping campaign schedules...
HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — Even before the first primary votes are cast, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is dreaming of a face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. He warns his supporters about what he thinks America will look like under a Hillary Clinton...
When the Oscar nominations revealed a second consecutive year of all-white acting nominees, it lit a fire under film academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first African-American to lead the organization. "I really was disappointed," she said after the Jan. 14 nominations...
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery features officers standing outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington...
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Uber plans to resume helicopter flights at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in spite of a cease-and-desist order from a Utah sheriff who says he could arrest pilots who land near Park City. The ride-hailing company's decision comes after a judge...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown rejected parole for a third time Friday for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson 46 years after a series of bloody murders rocked Southern California. Bruce Davis was convicted of the 1969 slayings of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman...