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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman lost in an Arizona forest for nine days survived by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out "help" on the ground with sticks, authorities said Tuesday. The sign helped lead rescuers to Ann Rodgers, 72, in the White Mountains of eastern...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of Saints' player Will Smith (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Police say former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith had a loaded gun inside his vehicle on the night he was shot. In a statement released Tuesday, New Orleans police...
SEATTLE (AP) — The parents of a suspect in the dismemberment slaying of a Seattle nurse with three children sought a restraining order against him years ago, telling authorities they were afraid of him, court records show. The mother and father of John Robert Charlton, 37, said...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas attorney general has been indicted for allegedly duping investors in a tech startup, and the agriculture commissioner reportedly used tax dollars to travel to obtain a so-called "Jesus shot" supposedly offering long-term relief from pain. So far,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups sued federal regulators Tuesday over long-sought pollution standards for airliners and cargo planes. The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington. The...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas attorney general has been indicted for allegedly duping investors in a tech startup, and the agriculture commissioner reportedly used tax dollars to travel to obtain a so-called "Jesus shot" supposedly offering long-term relief from pain. So far,...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian man who repeatedly entered Michigan to buy and ship thousands of turtles to his native China was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison Tuesday for smuggling. It was a tough punishment for Kai Xu, who has been locked up for 19 months...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a flood, nature can steal everything: lives and homes, delicate Christmas ornaments, a favorite flannel shirt, a special fishing hole. The historic rains and floods that battered South Carolina in October claimed 19 lives, destroyed more than $1 billion...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former physician assistant is accused of using his position to commit sexual battery and other crimes against at least seven patients at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Kansas, and a lawyer says yet more victims will emerge. At least three lawsuits filed in...