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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — On April 27, 2011, a series of tornadoes killed hundreds of people, injured thousands and reduced countless buildings to rubble across a swath of the U.S. More than 120 tornadoes were reported that day — one of the deadliest outbreaks in the nation's...
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — There was an emergency in Room 14. Three girls injured, one with a broken thighbone and maybe something more serious. Snapping on sterile gloves and kneeling before the worst-off patient, two 17-year-olds went to work. The pair cut open the girl's pant leg...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hecklers who shout down speakers on North Carolina's college campuses could be punished under a proposal being floated before lawmakers that would make this state the newest battleground over free speech at U.S. universities. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is proposing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not a promising picture for the nation's high school seniors — they are slipping in math, not making strides in reading and only about one-third are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college courses. Scores released Wednesday from the so-...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer goes to the Montana Supreme Court Wednesday to demand the release of records that could explain whether the state's higher education commissioner reversed a decision to expel a University of Montana quarterback accused of...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of Donald Trump clashed Tuesday outside City Hall, and five people, including two little girls, were pepper-sprayed by a demonstrator during the heated confrontation, police said. No serious injuries and no arrests were reported in...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central and eastern U.S. (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Authorities say they are responding to reports of trees blown onto houses in the Tulsa area amid severe storms. The City of Tulsa said in a statement late Tuesday...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton rolled to victory in four more states Tuesday, putting her at least 90 percent of the way toward clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner expanded her all-but-unstoppable march with wins in Maryland,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, amassing a Northeastern sweep that gives the Republican front-runner important momentum in his push for the presidential nomination even if his pathway has little room for error. The New York...