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CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A man arrested near a maximum-security state prison with an aerial drone and packages of illegal drugs, tobacco and pornographic videos in his pickup truck told police he was part of a ring that flew contraband into the prison, a prosecutor said as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anglican leaders on Thursday temporarily restricted the role of the U.S. Episcopal Church in their global fellowship as a sanction over the American church's acceptance of gay marriage. Episcopalians have been barred for three years from any policy-setting...
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh says the messages sent to him by a group of first-graders after he missed the field goal that would've won a playoff game for the Vikings were so touching that he visited the kids at school. Walsh gave a pep talk, answered...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials said Thursday they plan to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states. The New Mexico Environment Department said...
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Maryland man confessed to participating in a prison smuggling ring that used a drone to fly contraband into a maximum-security state prison. Assistant State's Attorney Erich Bean gave his opening statement Thursday in the trial of 25-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tribes want the federal government to work with them to strengthen and modernize their ability to self-govern, saying the best solutions for Native American life comes from the tribes themselves, the president of the National Congress of American Indians said...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A year after an American contractor was found dead in Saudi Arabia, his family doesn't buy a police account indicating he killed himself, and they fear the case has been closed. Christopher Cramer, of Milford, was found dead Jan. 15, 2015, beneath the third-...
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the fatal police shootings in Chicago (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Chicago-area Democratic leaders have thrown their support behind a challenger to embattled Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who has been facing heavy criticism over her...
NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University identified the three women who died in a bus crash in Honduras while on a humanitarian mission to the Central American country. The three were killed Wednesday when the bus crashed while taking them to the airport to fly home after a volunteer...