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ATLANTA (AP) — Severe weather rolled through Alabama, Georgia and Florida overnight with a suspected tornado injuring several people in southwest Georgia, authorities said Thursday. Two people were seriously injured when a trailer home was destroyed in Dickey, in Calhoun County...
Massachusetts prosecutors say Michelle Carter sent her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, dozens of text messages urging him to take his own life. Carter's lawyer says she tried repeatedly to talk him out of it and only began to support the plan when it became clear he would not change...
BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has been asked to dismiss a manslaughter case against a teenager accused of sending her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to kill himself. Michelle Carter is awaiting trial in the 2014 death of Conrad Roy III...
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Two men, including one who was arrested for murder but found not competent to stand trial, have escaped from a psychiatric facility in Washington state and authorities are warning they pose a danger to others. Lakewood police say 28-year-old Anthony Garver...
ATLANTA (AP) — Severe weather rolled through Alabama and Georgia overnight with a suspected tornado injuring several people in southwest Georgia, authorities said early Thursday. Two people were seriously injured when a trailer home was destroyed in Dickey, in Calhoun County,...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Every Friday during the Alaska legislative session, a growing group of state lawmakers trades suit coats and sweater sets for a loose-fitting traditional Alaska Native garment commonly called a kuspuk (KUH'-spuhk). The kuspuk cuts vary almost as much as the...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The first Syrian family to be resettled in the U.S. under a speeded-up "surge operation" for refugees left Jordan on Wednesday and arrived in Kansas City, Missouri, to start a new life. Ahmad al-Abboud, who is being resettled with his wife and five children...
Made-in-China Ivanka Trump-brand scarves are being recalled because they are too flammable and pose a "burn risk" to consumers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that no injuries have been reported. The recall involves about 20,000 rayon scarves, sold...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of residents of Flint, Michigan, filed a racketeering lawsuit Wednesday targeting Gov. Rick Snyder and other state and local officials over lead contamination of the city's drinking water. Filed in U.S. District Court in Flint, the suit is one of...