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DENVER (AP) — Officials in New Mexico are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not informing them soon enough about a plume of mustard-colored muck floating downstream from a Colorado mine. New Mexico's environment secretary, Ryan Flynn, said Friday that the EPA...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The latest on the federal trial for a Russian military veteran who is accused of leading a Taliban attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A jury has begun deliberations in the trial of a Russian military veteran charged with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according to a government report...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United States face scrutiny about how...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the practice under an agreement announced Friday with the American Civil Liberties Union. The agreement follows a March 2015 report...
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — One of two brothers charged in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings in suburban Tulsa told police that plans for the attack were on a USB flash drive inside the family's home, according to an affidavit for a search warrant. The...
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia has revoked specialty license plates featuring a Confederate battle flag after a federal judge dissolved an injunction allowing the image. The Department of Motor Vehicles will begin recalling and replacing existing plates, Attorney General Mark...
HONOLULU (AP) — Atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, where some Native Hawaiians have been peacefully protesting the construction of what would be one of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have spent the last 40 years observing our universe and helping make some of the most...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president opened with an absolute bang as billionaire businessman Donald Trump refused to pledge his loyalty to the GOP. Over the course of the next two hours, the 10 leading candidates for the Republican...