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NEW YORK (AP) — The largest outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City has taken the lives of 10 people and health officials Thursday ordered cooling towers on buildings throughout the city tested for the bacteria that causes the illness. Since its appearance late last...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general was charged Thursday with leaking secret grand jury information to strike back at her critics, then lying about it under oath, in a case that could spell the downfall of the state's highest-ranking female politician...
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands a disaster area and is ordering federal aid to help the U.S. territory in the aftermath of a destructive typhoon. The White House on Thursday announced the disaster declaration...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The latest on a police shootout involving two officers that left an armed suspect dead and an officer wounded (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The Richmond police chief says an armed suspect who was killed in a shootout with police fired first and his two...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Marcus Weaver spent nearly three years talking openly about forgiving the man who shot him, killed his friend and caused untold suffering. As a Christian opposed to capital punishment, he considered forgiveness "a no-brainer" and didn't want to see the...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general was charged Thursday with leaking secret grand jury information to punish her critics, then lying about it under oath, in a case that could spell the downfall of the state's highest-ranking female politician. Kathleen Kane...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Richmond police chief promised a thorough investigation after a black man was killed in a shootout with a white officer who was wounded in the exchange of gunfire. Police Chief Alfred Durham faced an angry crowd of about three dozen people, most of them...
BOSTON (AP) — Twenty-five years after the famed art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, law enforcement officials released new surveillance video Thursday showing an unauthorized visitor entering the museum the night before the robbery. Authorities hope the never-...
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...