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NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route hundreds of miles inland along the Rocky Mountains. The colonization of the Americas began after people arrived from Siberia,...
HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — A man shot and wounded two law enforcement officers in far western Arkansas on Wednesday, then barricaded himself inside a house before being arrested about 4½ hours later. Sebastian County Sheriff's Lt. Philip Pevehouse says a deputy was in serious...
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — Two Missouri police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after a prosecutor accused them of lying about what happened when they tried to arrest a suspect for a parole violation last year. Marshall Police Sgt. Roger Gibson said Wednesday...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former Guatemalan soldier suspected of helping carry out a massacre of more than 160 people in 1982 during the country's civil war was deported from the United States on Wednesday after a court refused his plea to stay because he fears for his life...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" was sentenced to death Wednesday for the murders of nine women and a teenage girl that went unsolved for years as the body count grew in a poor section of Los Angeles haunted by the scourge of crack cocaine. Lonnie...
MOUNT GRETNA, Pa. (AP) — Police searched Wednesday for a man they said threatened two nurses at gunpoint at a secure mental health care hospital, then took off with his girlfriend, who was a patient. Elliott Ravert, 18, demanded nurses unlock the housing unit where Alicia...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie texted to a colleague during a news conference about the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal that Christie "flat out lied" about the involvement of his senior staff and campaign manager, according to a new court...
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers have found new evidence that the first Americans migrated south from Alaska via the Pacific coast, rather than a route hundreds of miles inland along the Rocky Mountains. The colonization of the Americas began after people arrived from Siberia,...
HACKETT, Ark. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding two Arkansas law enforcement officers on Wednesday has been taken in into custody, according to the local sheriff. The suspect was arrested several hours after the shooting was reported around 7:20 a.m. in a rural,...