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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...
BOSTON (AP) — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Tuesday of lying during the investigation into the 2013 attack. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, was convicted of two counts for lying about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room while two other...
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid...
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who was quarantined at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is back in her home state of Maine. Nurse Kaci Hickox left a New Jersey hospital on Monday and headed for home in northern Maine, where her partner is a...
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system. "We're already No. 1. We're more than the total...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with the Ebola virus and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk, but some state governors and even the Army are...
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup...