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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who had driven through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping for inspection, Customs and Border Protection said Friday. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, after a motorist pulled into the...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have shot and killed a man who officials say drove through a West Texas checkpoint. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Friday about the shooting. The agency said it happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, after a...
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are surveying the ocean and shoreline for signs of spilled oil after a towing vessel sank off Oahu. Coast Guard spokeswoman Petty Officer Melissa McKenzie said Friday that crews are looking for oil from the air and along the shoreline. The Coast Guard...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Army's tools for identifying troubled soldiers would not have flagged the specialist who went on a rampage last April at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded, despite signs of his instability, a U.S. Army report said Friday. While the report...
SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children. But it's not clear how much of the increase...
SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children. But it's not clear how much of the increase...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to an outcry over online privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website. The administration made the changes to HealthCare.gov after The...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's rush to secure space in a public park for Barack Obama's presidential library has unleashed a tussle typical of the president's hometown — loud, contentious and full of suspicions about backroom deals and personal politics as tangled as the ivy at...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of...