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APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to prevent a Wisconsin teenager from going without her ventilator and ending her life. Jerika Bolen, 14, suffers from spinal muscular atrophy type two. The incurable disease destroys...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A coroner says two men and one woman died when two single-engine planes collided at a small airport in western Georgia. Carroll County Chief Deputy Coroner Ed Baskin said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where you live plays a big role in staying independent as you age. Now researchers say an innovative program that combined home fix-ups and visits from occupational therapists and nurses improved low-income seniors' ability to care for themselves in their own...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The swing state of North Carolina could be pushed in a Republican or Democratic direction when the GOP-led State Board of Elections meets Thursday to finalize early voting plans for a third of the state's counties. Voting rights activists are watching...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado mine that spilled 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater into rivers in three Western states was designated a Superfund site Wednesday, clearing the way for a multimillion-dollar federal cleanup. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to prevent a Wisconsin teenager from going without her ventilator and ending her life. Jerika Bolen, 14, suffers from spinal muscular atrophy type two. The incurable disease destroys...
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Federal officials say the midair collision of two small aircraft caused a deadly plane crash in western Georgia. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement...
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say they will charge Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would no longer require that someone be inside a self-driving car while testing it on public roads under legislation passed unanimously Wednesday by the state Senate, where backers touted the measures as necessary to keep the U.S. auto industry's...