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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican leaders selected Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday to replace Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot, backing the governor's preferred successor over two members of Congress who also sought the nomination when Pence withdrew to become Donald...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When Pat Telleria saw the wind-driven flames sweeping across the grass foothills toward his dream home, he picked up the phone. In the middle of the night, he called 911. "I'm next. It's coming right at me!' he told dispatchers. "And they said, 'You'...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The legislator who drafted the law that keeps most of Arkansas' lethal injection policy a secret says pharmaceutical companies have no standing to complain that prison officials will use their drugs in executions. The Associated Press reported Monday...
BOSTON (AP) — Environmentalists are again taking aim at the company that proposed the Keystone XL pipeline — this time for another of its projects they fear would send hundreds of supertankers laden with crude oil down the Atlantic coast to refineries in Texas and Louisiana...
DALLAS (AP) — The deaths of four children in hot cars in recent days has brought the number across the U.S. this year to at least 23, nearly matching the total for all of last year and prompting experts to plead for vigilance and warn parents that it can happen to anyone. "It...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The circumstances, separated by 26 years, are chilling — two women attacked while bicycling alone down lonely Ohio country roads on warm July days. The first fought off her attacker on Independence Day in 1990 after he knocked her from the bike with his truck...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor said Tuesday that he'll seek the death penalty against an Indianapolis man who he says killed three people in four days in attacks inspired by the horror movie "The Purge." Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said at a news conference that his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Higgins is one cop who knows a thing or two about sting operations. While the New York Police Department detective's main job is working in a counterterrorism unit, he is also one of two department beekeepers who dons protective gear and heads to the scene...
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge on Tuesday dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood. District Judge Brock Thomas dismissed the tampering with...