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WAPPINGER, N.Y. (AP) — Workers are planning to go under the river and through the rocks to replace part of a massive tunnel leaking New York City's drinking water. They're blasting through hundreds of feet of shale and building a shaft on each side of the Hudson River, about 60...
CHICAGO (AP) — Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study. About seven in 10 toddler dinners...
SEATTLE (AP) — People in Seattle poised to celebrate a second straight Super Bowl win by the Seahawks were instead left stunned. "I'm sad," said Rebe Wolverton, who was part of a crowd watching Sunday's game on large screen televisions outside a restaurant near Century Link...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget slapstick and sex in Super Bowl ads: This year, serious was the name of the game. Nationwide ran an ad on preventable childhood death. Carnival struck a somber note with a voiceover by John F. Kennedy speaking lyrically about the sea. And a public service...
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A former star of the "Power Rangers" TV series has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his roommate with a sword. Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said 36-year-old Ricardo Medina was jailed Sunday in the death of Joshua Sutter...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl's ad games have been underway for weeks now, but there are still some surprises left. More than 20 ads already have already been posted online by companies hoping to capture social media attention in the days leading up to the big game. But Coca-...
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading "#blacklivesmatter" during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black suspects at the hands of Missouri and New York...
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California arrested a man accused of holding his 16-year-old girlfriend in a car, raping her and beating her with a tire iron over the course of five days. Eddie Perez, 19, was taken into custody on Saturday night, a day after the girl...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pregnant Utah woman driving herself to the hospital gave birth to a healthy, nearly 10-pound baby boy on the side of an interstate highway Saturday, police said. The 32-year-old woman's labor became overwhelming shortly after she left the North Ogden area...