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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor has been arrested in Palm Beach County on a DUI charge, the Palm Beach Post reports ( http://pbpo.st/2cx7Pgv ). Spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky tells the newspaper that Taylor was arrested after a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Diverse wildlife habitat. Acres of hilly grasslands. Creeks for kayaking and meadow trails for hiking and biking. This vibrant landscape at the edge of New York City was once Fresh Kills, the massive, stinking dump for Gotham's garbage. Today, the 2,200-acre site...
STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — High on a hill overlooking the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers, Dave Archambault II knelt and touched a stone that bears a handprint worn into it by thousands of his ancestors who have done the same for centuries...
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The vast, dusty stretch of land in one of Southern California's wealthiest beachfront communities is littered with rusting pipes from once-thriving oil production. Beneath its drought-stricken exterior, however, environmentalists say the Newport...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police said a suspect was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire outside an Atlantic City casino early Saturday and one police officer was seriously wounded. Atlantic City police Chief Henry White said the shooting happened around 4 a.m...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nearly two centuries after Missouri gained statehood as part of a compromise over slave ownership, no black candidate has ever won a statewide election there — a barrier Robin Smith is trying to overcome but seldom discusses publicly. According to an...
PAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — One of Oklahoma's largest earthquakes on record rattled other parts of the Midwest on Saturday from Nebraska to North Texas, and likely will turn new attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rash of unsolved outdoor homicides in Alaska's largest city is putting residents on edge. Altogether, the deaths of nine people who were killed on Anchorage trails, parks and isolated streets since January remain unsolved — among them three cases...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months before Election Day, early voting kicks off next week in North Carolina, the first in a run of key states where minority voters and young adults who cast ballots in advance could give one of the White House contenders a decisive advantage. For Donald...