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RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A police officer in a suburb of Albuquerque decided to make one more traffic stop before his shift finished Monday night. It ended up costing him his life. Rio Rancho Police Chief Michael Geier detailed the last moments of Officer Gregg Benner's shift...
HOUSTON (AP) — Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to Houston in Texas, as well as parts of Oklahoma. More than two dozen people died in the severe weather that hit over Memorial Day...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco was one day away from going on maternity leave to care for the daughter she had delivered prematurely three months earlier when she answered a call to help a fellow officer. Within minutes, Orozco lay in a yard fatally...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby. John Weisheit was with several people who...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thieves used an online service provided by the IRS to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday. The information included tax returns and other tax information on file with the IRS. The IRS said the thieves accessed a...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — At the annual National Spelling Bee barbecue, 15-year-old Anna Turner was one of many former spellers sporting the official T-shirt from the year she competed. But it wasn't entirely by choice. Anna, of Woodway, Texas, had a chance to make it back to the...
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman charged with killing her fiance pushed a floating paddle away from him as he struggled in the cold, choppy Hudson River after his kayak capsized, then waited 20 minutes to call for help, prosecutors said Tuesday. Three weeks after Vincent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) at the White House next month. The White House says the June 16 meeting will give the leaders an opportunity to reaffirm relations between the U.S. and a key Asian ally. Their...