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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It's known as Mary Jane, ganja, Chronic and even the sticky icky and has been featured in countless movies, including one that warned of its dangers, "Reefer Madness." Now, marijuana is the subject of a contemporary history and science exhibit. "Altered...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer fatally shot a man after being attacked during a road rage incident. It happened early Monday morning in Brooklyn. Police said the officer was driving his personal vehicle in the East New York neighborhood...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police said they shot to death a man who tried to run over an officer as he attempted to drive into a crowded chicken wing festival, KNRV TV reported. The incident began about 1:30 p.m. Sunday when police tried to make a traffic stop of a silver mini-van...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison student's family says he's missing in Italy. Nineteen-year-old Beau Solomon's family told WISC-TV ( http://bit.ly/29EWR2V ) that Solomon left last week to study at John Cabot University in Rome. They said he was at a bar...
KETCHUM, Okla. (AP) — Severe weather forced U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe to land an airplane at a small airport in Oklahoma, his spokeswoman said. Donelle Harder, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Republican, said Inhofe was out flying Sunday evening when the weather forced him to land in...
NEW YORK (AP) — From fireworks soaring above the Washington Monument to hot dogs being downed in New York City's famed frank-eating contest, Americans aren't shy about celebrating their nation's birthday. Many places are rolling out long-established Independence Day traditions...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone magazine published a story in November 2014 describing in chilling detail a student's account of being brutally raped by seven men at the University of Virginia. Several days later the magazine's editors received an email from the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A firework that exploded when a 19-year-old unwittingly stepped on it Sunday in Central Park, seriously injuring his left foot, didn't appear to be designed to intentionally hurt people, police officials said. The homemade gadget was like an "explosive experiment...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man who suffered a serious injury to his left leg after, his friends say, he stepped on something that exploded. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Police officials believe a homemade firework likely caused a blast in New York City's Central Park that...