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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jupiter takes center stage with the arrival next week of a NASA spacecraft built to peek through its thick, swirling clouds and map the planet from the inside out. The solar-powered Juno spacecraft is on the final leg of a five-year, 1.8 billion-mile (2.8...
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Joint Base Andrews tweeted Thursday that firsts responders are on the scene to secure the base that is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter and that first responders are now on scene to secure the base. The base instructed all personnel...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced Thursday. M. Neil Jones Sr., 60, was a valet supervisor who worked at...
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in New York is marking its 75th anniversary this week with a series of events. The nation's first presidential library was officially dedicated on June 30, 1941, in Hyde Park, FDR's hometown located...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United States. In...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are looking for a man who stuffed a bag of feces down a woman's pants as she walked in Manhattan. Police say the bizarre incident occurred at 6 p.m. Monday on East 74th Street near First Avenue. The man allegedly grabbed the 27-year-old woman...
NEW YORK (AP) — A two-day auction of the contents of Ronald and Nancy Reagan's ranch-style home in California will include everything from personal mementos to objects the couple took with them to the White House. Christie's on Thursday announced the highlights of the Sept. 21-...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string...