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MIAMI (AP) — More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers. If statistics hold, nearly 60 percent of the rest...
NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were shot outside a North Carolina courthouse Tuesday and have non-life-threatening wounds and police were searching for two suspects, authorities said. Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins told WRAL-TV that the shooting happened Tuesday at the...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico attorney confirms that his client, Santa Fe County sheriff's Deputy Ty Chan, is in custody in connection with the deadly shooting of a fellow deputy. Attorney John Day says he's on his way to the southern New Mexico city of Las Cruces, where...
NEW YORK (AP) — A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment last year that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said Tuesday. William Rockefeller's...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said. Amber Vinson, 29, would be leaving Emory University Hospital...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri is preparing to execute a man who wasn't able to appeal his conviction in federal court because his attorneys missed a filing deadline to do so. Mark Christeson is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. CDT Wednesday for the killing of a woman and her two...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes. That accommodation is being made to "provide for a means of closure," Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Monday. "...
NEW YORK (AP) — A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said Tuesday. William Rockefeller's sleepiness was due...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico say a sheriff's deputy has shot and killed a fellow deputy at a hotel. Las Cruces police say the shooting took place just after midnight Tuesday at the Hotel Encanto in the southern New Mexico city of Las Cruces. It was not known...