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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it began testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in Oregon and Washington in March. It's the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have identified the body of a woman found stabbed 150 times in 1969 near the site of the Manson family killings as a 19-year-old from Montreal. People magazine reported Wednesday that police have identified the woman as Reet Jurvetson, who...
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...