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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that people from the South Pacific islands of American Samoa do not have a right to U.S. citizenship simply because they were born in the U.S. territory. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
10:22 a.m. (MDT) Alvin Allmendinger said he and his relatives saw a tornado quickly approaching and scrambled into the basement of his son-in-law's house just as its roof and one side of the residence got ripped off. Marble-sized hail rolled down the stairs Thursday night and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says people from the South Pacific islands of American Samoa do not have a right to U.S. citizenship simply because they were born on the U.S. territory. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday rejected a...
9:10 a.m. (MDT) The northern Colorado road leading to an area where two tornadoes touched down Thursday night was closed as crews check on downed power lines in the area. Luke Koldewyn (COLD'-win) of Johnstown, who was waiting to get past a checkpoint, said his parents' modular...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety...
WASHINGTON (AP) — China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that data from the Office of Personnel...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — With his plastic bag of clothes resting by the bench, Bruce Chorzelewski is sitting down at an upright piano in front of City Hall and improvising a tune. It's the first chance he's had to play a piano since last fall, when he was in a mental health center...
You will be able to get anywhere in the world, on time, weather permitting. That was the promise from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his then-aviation chief at the October 2013 opening of O'Hare International Airport's newest runway, which was supposed to cut delays by up to 50 percent...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jetliners roared down O'Hare's newest runway as Chicago officials cheerfully touted the latest piece of a decade-long overhaul as a tipping point that could cut delays in half and dramatically improve the reputation for bottlenecks at one of the nation's busiest...