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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man who suffered a serious injury to his left leg after, his friends say, he stepped on something that exploded. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Police officials believe a homemade firework likely caused a blast in New York City's Central Park that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's tweet that featured Hillary Clinton and a six-pointed star atop a pile of money has also appeared on a white supremacist website. Trump's account on Saturday tweeted the so-called "meme" — then deleted it and replaced it substituting a circle for...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police said a 19-year-old man suffered a serious injury to his left foot in Central Park, and the man's friends say he stepped on something that exploded. Authorities said the man had been in the park at about 11 a.m. Sunday. Police said witnesses...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — When James Facos was squeezed into the ball turret of a B-17 Flying Fortress, using the two 50-caliber machine guns on either side of him to soften up German air defenses to let his plane drop its payload of bombs, he wasn't looking to get into the good...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has redefined what it means to have a late budget. Other states have gone several months without a spending plan before, and Illinois has had prior delays that caused great anxiety. But going an entire fiscal year without a full budget? It's the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since launching in 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft has been cruising toward the biggest planet in the solar system. On Monday, Juno is scheduled to perform a nail-biting move designed to enter orbit around Jupiter to explore its cloud-covered atmosphere and...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keith David spent years flying around the globe on covert missions, making life-and-death decisions and overseeing multiple units unleashing airstrikes against insurgents. The former Navy SEAL now realizes it was the perfect training for a career in Silicon...
An eagle in Minnesota is recovering after an Army vet used his sharpshooting skills to free the bird from a perilous plight. The eagle was found hanging upside down in a tree near Rush City Thursday, according to KARE-TV . Its leg had gotten caught in a piece of rope, wrapped...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — It took more than 40 years for Leonard Barefield to finally get to choose where he lived. The intellectually-disabled Texas native moved to a group home in Lubbock in September after he had first lived in near slavery conditions for more than three decades...