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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Parts of the Western U.S. are getting an early taste of scorching summer heat, forcing officials in California, Oregon and desert Southwest states to heed the warnings of dangerous, triple-digit temperatures in this first week of June. Organizers rescheduled...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of a woman killed by a convicted sex offender dove across a courtroom table to attack him Thursday, shortly after a judge sentenced the defendant to death for killing three people and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags. Van Terry, the father of...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — "Prairie Home Companion" radio show host Garrison Keillor says he has suffered a brain seizure but that this week's show apparently will go on. The 73-year-old Keillor posted on Facebook on Thursday that he had what he called a "whirlwind weekend," doing two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan endorsed Donald Trump on Thursday, ending an extraordinary public split between the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee and the nation's highest-ranking Republican office holder. Ryan outlined his support for the New York billionaire...
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force Thunderbird jet crashed south of Colorado Springs just after a flyover for a graduation of Air Force Academy cadets where President Barack Obama had spoken. Air Force spokeswoman Lt. Col. Michal (ma-CALL) Kloeffler-Howard said...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis' prosecutor said Thursday she won't be charging two officers in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old last year, concluding that no evidence disproves police claims of self-defense in what she called "a tragedy in every aspect of the word."...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman stabbed her three young sons to death and put their bodies in a closet before she tried to kill herself at their home, police said Thursday. The woman's brother called 911 after returning to the northwest Phoenix home late Wednesday and finding...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 19-year-old Indianapolis man has been charged with killing three people over four days, and authorities say he was inspired by the horror movie "The Purge." A witness told detectives that Jonathan Cruz told her he had been "purging" by shooting and robbing...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a metamorphosis, New Orleans — once overwhelmed by failed levees and Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters — is moving to become a national model of how an urban center can embrace green tactics to tame water. The city is recalibrating its century-old system of...