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WESTON, Conn. (AP) — Fred Hellerman, a founding member of the influential folk music quartet the Weavers, has died. He was 89. Hellerman died Thursday at his home in Weston, Connecticut, after a lengthy illness, his son, Caleb Hellerman, said Friday. The Weavers were formed in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rash of unsolved killings in outdoor public places in Alaska's largest city is putting residents on edge. Police have urged people to be vigilant and travel in groups at night. But they have released few details on the deaths and say they haven't found...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps Engineers can continue killing cormorants that prey on Columbia River salmon and steelhead in a move that shows just how complex the debate has become over how to best sustain imperiled fish species...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A November ballot measure backed by Gov. Jerry Brown would allow earlier parole for thousands of California inmates, but critics say it could result in the very situation that led to public outrage in the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's just a trickle now, but some Republicans are urging people to back GOP congressional candidates because they'd constrain Hillary Clinton's agenda should she be elected president this November. Republicans don't want to be blamed for prematurely giving up...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Protectors of Maine's image as Vacationland — an identity so dear that it's on the state's license plates — want to make sure their outspoken governor doesn't turn off tourists. The concern over Republican Gov. Paul LePage has cropped up among people who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton told the FBI she relied on the judgments of her staff not to send emails containing classified information to the private email account she relied on as secretary of state, adding that she was unclear about a classification marking on official...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton relied on the judgments of her staff and others not to illegally send emails containing classified information to her private email server, and told FBI investigators she was unclear about a classification marking on...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Pakistani military helicopters are planning to search Saturday morning for a pair well-known Utah climbers missing on an icy mountain. Jonathan Thesenga of Black Diamond Equipment said Friday it's the first time the weather has cleared enough for...