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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, between May and July. Todd West is in jail in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In announcing charges Thursday against the 22-year-old from Elizabeth, New Jersey, Union...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before Vice President Joe Biden is expected to attend an LGBT event in New York City, he praised the Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. In a post on Medium.com on Thursday, Biden said all...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An impassioned plea by a descendant of the Confederate president seemed to swing momentum as South Carolina legislators debated whether to remove the rebel battle flag from the Statehouse grounds. Republicans offered dozens of amendments during the 14-hour...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI stopped several potential acts of violence in the month before the July 4 weekend, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday. Comey said he believes that some of the more than 10 people arrested during that time were planning acts of violence tied to the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A box containing the ashes of a Civil War-era Medal of Honor recipient found in an unmarked grave has been re-buried next to his comrades in arms at a national cemetery nearly a century after he died. The Army gave a full gun salute to Army Sgt. Charles...
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey (KOH'-mee) says the FBI stopped several potential acts of violence ahead of the July 4 weekend. Comey says he believes some of those caught in a flurry of pre-July 4 arrests were planning acts of violence around that weekend. Federal...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah high-school teacher who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with three of her students faces up to 15 years in prison when she is sentenced Thursday. One of the boys was 16 and two were 17 when Brianne Altice had sex with them, and she...
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signaled Thursday that diplomats won't conclude an Iran nuclear agreement by early Friday morning, conceding another delay that this time could complicate American efforts to quickly implement any deal. Under U.S. law, the seven...
NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables. California — a big produce-growing state —...