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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As a spoken word artist, Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame liked to talk to other young Somalis about following their dreams. In a video posted online in 2011, the teenager stands at a microphone and encourages teens to stay focused on their goals in life. "You guys...
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a developmentally disabled woman inside a western Wisconsin Wal-Mart after she refused to drop a hatchet she had grabbed from a shelf, authorities say. Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the woman was shopping with...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A woman who was on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in Texas has been detained in Mexico. Brenda Delgado, 33, was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, the Attorney...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As a spoken word artist, Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame liked to talk to other young Somalis about following their dreams. In a video posted online in 2011, the teenager stands at a microphone and encourages teens to stay focused on their goals in life. "You guys...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A woman who was on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in Texas has been detained in Mexico. Brenda Delgado, 33, was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, the Attorney...
NEW YORK (AP) — At first, justice looked like it would come swiftly for Kristine Yitref. Police made an arrest just one day after her lifeless body was found by a chambermaid in a Times Square hotel. More than eight years later, though, the man accused of strangling the 33-year-...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Responding to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, school officials across the country are testing classroom sinks and cafeteria faucets for lead, trying to uncover any concealed problems and to reassure anxious parents. Just a fraction of schools and day care...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal rule that took effect in 1991 is designed to protect the public from unsafe levels of lead in drinking water. Some answers to common questions about how it works: ___ Q: How often do water systems have to test for lead? A: Systems must test every...
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — This railroad town promotes its ties to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the poet Carl Sandburg. But Galesburg's long history also shows in a hidden way: Aging pipes have been leaking lead into the drinking water for decades. Blood tests show cause for...