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MELVINDALE, Mich. (AP) — A 24-year-old man took a wrong turn, crashed through a fence and ruptured a natural gas line in suburban Detroit, causing a dramatic explosion in the wee hours Saturday that forced the evacuation of nearby residents and even melted siding off a house,...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A mother killed four of her children by cutting their throats and sheriff's deputies found a large butcher knife with what appeared to be blood on it in an apartment where the killings took place, according to court documents filed Saturday. Shanynthia...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Memberships have more than doubled in a national LGBT pro-gun rights organization since a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 49 people. Pink Pistols Utah chapter President Matt Schlentz said Pink Pistols membership has grown from 1,...
For more than a half-century, Elie Wiesel voiced his passionate beliefs to world leaders, celebrities and general audiences in the name of victims of violence and oppression. He wrote more than 40 books of fiction and non-fiction, but his most influential by far was "Night," a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic "Night" became a landmark testament to the Nazis' crimes and launched Wiesel's long career as one of the world's foremost witnesses and humanitarians, has died at age 87. His death was...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — His popularity among Democrats is off the charts, he's a fundraising powerhouse and his administration is hailed by many as a high-water mark of economic prosperity. Without question, one of the key assets in Hillary Clinton's second campaign for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign together next week for the first time this year, and their decision to meet up in Charlotte says a lot about how her campaign views her path to replace him in the White House. Democrats see North Carolina as a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton was interviewed by the FBI about her use of a private email server as secretary of state, her campaign said Saturday, as federal investigators neared the end of the probe that has hung over her White House bid. Clinton, the presumptive...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An Islamic civil rights group said a Muslim man was beaten Saturday outside the Fort Pierce Islamic Center that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended. The incident comes as the group says local authorities ignored requests for increased...