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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an online sensation, police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that have included professional sports mascots, cheerleading squads and at least one explosion. The videos, set...
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. Here, at this place of so much suffering, where U.S. forces...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — From shootings on the Strip to the killing of a liquor store clerk who couldn't open a safe to an April weekend that saw five slayings in separate cases, crime is spiking in the shadows in Las Vegas — and spurring questions about causes and cures. The local...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia church member has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he shot a fellow churchgoer to death after the victim became verbally disruptive during Sunday services and punched the man in the face. A Montgomery Township judge on...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Foul-smelling water that came through the tap of David G. Mata Sr.'s house in Flint last year turned his sinks and toilets a brownish-orange color and nearly killed all of his plants. The 68-year-old retiree quickly stopped using it, relying instead on...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Officials are asking Flint residents to flush the pipes in their homes every day for two weeks to help the Michigan city recover from its lead-tainted water crisis. But not all residents believe the effort will have its intended effect of helping to remove...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Bond Commission is expected to approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help one of the world's largest hedge funds upgrade its facilities in the state. The commission, which is chaired by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates. Yellen is one of the featured speakers at Harvard's Radcliffe Day, an event that also will feature Fed predecessor and Harvard alumnus Ben...
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A free beach concert by Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels will help kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore. The concert Friday will be accompanied by quirky rituals in which mayors in various beach towns "unlock" the ocean for...