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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anna Oxereok grew up eating walrus in the western Alaska village of Wales. Today it's such a rare treat she can't bring herself to part with the plastic gallon bag of meat in her freezer. "I have to save it for something special," she says. Her brother...
12 noon. (EDT) The mayor of the city of Shreveport, Louisiana, decried the death of a "brave" police officer who was shot and killed while on duty. Shreveport police officer Thomas LaValley, 24, was shot multiple times while answering a call about a suspicious person at a home...
BOSTON (AP) — Muslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation are calling for greater transparency in a program by President Barack Obama's administration that's aimed at countering homegrown terrorism. The organizers are speaking out Thursday through coordinated...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister said Thursday that a maintenance seal and other details prove that a wing part found on an Indian Ocean island belongs to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a claim the prime minister made hours earlier but that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political veteran with the right resume, but perhaps the wrong last name. The rookie senators and their focus on foreign policy and individual rights. Governors with experience — and baggage. The never-been-elected outsiders, and of course, the billionaire...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980. When he returned, it was gone. Its case was later found in the basement of the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts...
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana say an officer has died after being shot while on duty, and a manhunt for a suspect is under way. Shreveport police spokesman Bill Goodin tells The Associated Press that investigators believe they know who the suspect is and...
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana say an officer has died after being shot while on duty, and a manhunt for a suspect is under way. Shreveport police spokesman Bill Goodin tells The Associated Press that investigators believe they know who the suspect is and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980. When he returned, it was gone. Its case was later found in the basement of the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts...