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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession. Foreign and domestic...
NEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that three in four young kids diagnosed with attention deficit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a father of three was killed when he attempted to assist a woman who had been shot by her husband during an argument outside of a Dallas-area store. Arlington police allege that 35-year-old Anthony Antell Jr. saw 22-year-old Ricci Bradden...
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years. But a review of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says Washington's subway system appears not to have made meaningful safety improvements since a fatal accident in 2009. The board is meeting Tuesday to determine what caused a January 2015 fire inside a...
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A video released to a North Carolina newspaper shows a jail inmate had been shocked three times with a stun gun before he died. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported ( http://bit.ly/24vrHB0 ) the video it obtained this spring shows 24-year-old...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut rabbi is accused in a lawsuit of raping and molesting a teenage boy hundreds of times from 2001 to 2005 when the boy was a student at a Jewish boarding school in New Haven. The lawsuit by Eliyahu (el-ee-YAH'-hu) Mirlis, now 28, of New Jersey...
NEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history. Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S...