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BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The pilot who died after ejecting from a U2 spy plane that crashed in northern California was identified as Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie. Eadie was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base near Sacramento, California. The...
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — A Dora the Explorer-themed banner, paper plates full of fruit and a bevy of troll dolls make up the decorations at a special birthday party in Washington state. Staffers drum up excitement by letting out a series of groans, and a group of chimpanzees...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its limited staff — until this week. Starting Thursday, a new partnership with an Anchorage...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its limited staff — until this week. Starting Thursday, a new partnership with an Anchorage...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie at a charity dinner Wednesday night, and an official says the former NBA star went on the defensive. The mayor had given a speech at the Seeds of HOPE dinner at Sacramento Charter High...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea. North of the nearly empty marina, salt-loving bacteria thriving in the low water has turned the...
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A special grand jury has been empaneled to investigate New York's foster care system following the arrest of a suburban man on child sex abuse charges. The man had welcomed dozens of boys into his Long Island home, dating back two decades, before the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Luen Yang, a prize-winning author and the national ambassador for young people's literature, and Claudia Rankine, one of poetry's brightest and most innovative stars, are among this year's 23 MacArthur fellows and recipients of the so-called "genius" grants...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pioneer cemetery on the edge of downtown Reno where the remains of Civil War soldiers, city founders and a tribal chief have rested for more than a century has been anything but restful in recent weeks. The cemetery's owners want to dig up as many as 1,100...