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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique. The report, which appears in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg say David Greenglass — a key figure in the biggest atomic spying case of the Cold War — has died at age 92. Greenglass died July 1, according to Michael and Robert Meeropol. Greenglass served 10 years in prison for his part...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Five suburban teenage boys were charged with dumping a bucket of urine, water and tobacco spit on an autistic 15-year-old boy who thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office filed the charges...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say they are actively monitoring 76 hospital workers in Dallas who may have had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan or his blood when he was being treated for Ebola. Dr. Tom Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that doesn't mean...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major's death said Tuesday that the state's anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus can be considered a contest, not hazing. Fifteen former band members were...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Tuesday urged women in Maine to help prevent stalkers and abusers from getting guns, part of a nine-state tour to advocate for tougher laws she says can protect domestic violence victims. The former Arizona congresswoman...
LOS REYES LA PAZ, Mexico (AP) — The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial might do for a dying parent — he searched online...
Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies and people with religious objections to refuse benefits...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Tuesday launched a nine-state tour in which she's advocating for tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families. The former Arizona congresswoman, who was severely wounded in a 2011 shooting in Tucson...