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BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man shot to death by terrorism investigators showed no signs of radicalization, and his family was completely shocked by allegations that he planned to kill police officers, the family's attorney said. Ronald Sullivan, a Harvard Law professor, said Usaama...
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A tornado touched down in northern Colorado and damaged several homes Thursday as storms brought flooding and marble-size hail to some areas. At least three homes were destroyed in the town of Berthoud, about 40 miles north of Denver, said Lori Hodges,...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast has hit snags on the first day. KGW-TV reports ( http://is.gd/btomtd ) the mission was called off at least temporarily Thursday evening after the...
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A tornado that touched down in northern Colorado damaged several homes Thursday as storms brought flooding and marble-size hail to some areas. At least three homes were destroyed in the town of Berthoud, about 40 miles north of Denver, said Lori Hodges,...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fake life-sized orca that spouts water and plays recordings of its real-life counterparts is being deployed to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast, but it ran into a snag its first day on the job. The orca was brought over...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care. The state Senate passed the measure 23 to 14, sending it...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother accused of killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer yelled during separate court outbursts Thursday that she killed them. Mitchelle Blair was temporarily removed during the custody trial to settle her parental rights to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety reservations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if...