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BLUE BELL, Pa. (AP) — A school bus has slammed through the front of a home in suburban Philadelphia, with the back end of the vehicle sticking out of the living room area. Officials say nine students from St. Helena School were aboard when the bus crashed Tuesday morning in Blue...
BLUE BELL, Pa. (AP) — A school bus has slammed through the front of a home in suburban Philadelphia, with the back end of the vehicle sticking out of the living room area. Officials say nine students from St. Helena School were aboard when the bus crashed Tuesday morning in Blue...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Land owners surprised to discover tens of thousands of dead birds across the high desert are criticizing the federal government over a mass killing of starlings in northern Nevada. A U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesman said a pesticide was used to destroy...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Police Chief Rick Hite says three women and a man have been shot to death in a home in a high-crime Indianapolis neighborhood. Hite says the shootings don't appear random and likely occurred Tuesday morning. Police spokesman Officer Christopher...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has sentenced the head of a former Kansas commune to life in prison for the killing of a commune member 12 years ago. Fifty-five-year-old Daniel Perez was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder last month in the 2003 drowning death of Patricia...
CHICAGO (AP) — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found. The gender gap for registered nurses' salaries amounts to a little over $5,000 yearly on average and it hasn't budged in more than 20 years. That pay...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police are investigating the apparent shooting deaths of four people whose bodies were found in an Indianapolis home. Officer Christopher Wilburn said Tuesday that police arrived at the house about 9:45 a.m. after the homeowner arrived and discovered two men...
SEATTLE (AP) — A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown. Some do it to seek an urban lifestyle, shorten commutes or be within...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A women's media group will honor freelance photographer Heidi Levine as the inaugural winner of an award for courage named for Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan. The International Women's Media...