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MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says...
MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins as their belongings flew about. Passengers described howling winds and waves as high as 30 feet, but the cruise line...
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer testified emotionally in his own defense Monday about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014. Peter Liang got choked up and left the witness stand for about a minute to compose himself before...
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those voter-sanctioned tax...
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth. Danny Lowe, of Huntsville, said he was driving his pregnant wife, Shawna, to an Athens hospital Sunday morning when he was pulled over by Trooper...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Schools across Connecticut closed in preparation for a winter storm that was predicted to bring as much as a foot of snow to parts of the state. Bradley International Airport...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine,...
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes. And because of those voter-sanctioned tax...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque. Fifteen years later, the Somali...