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DETROIT (AP) — The electrocution of a 12-year-old Detroit girl has exposed a new risk in a city that's turning the corner nearly two years after emerging from bankruptcy: miles of obsolete power lines that could fall from poles and turn deadly. K'Brianna Griffin was killed in...
SEATTLE (AP) — A police officer who was shot multiple times in Tacoma while responding to a domestic violence call died Wednesday night, while police worked to arrest a suspect they believed was still barricaded in the home with a gun, authorities said. Tacoma Police spokeswoman...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas from spiraling out of control. Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group has tracked the cost of the gifts mentioned in the "Twelve Days of Christmas" for the last 33 years as...
BOSTON (AP) — Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers seem to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational marijuana use is now permitted. Others are...
DALLAS (AP) — OPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual. The cartel agreed Wednesday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day, reversing a strategy that...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an officer shot in Tacoma while responding to a domestic violence call (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Authorities say an officer shot multiple times while responding to a domestic violence call has died at a Tacoma hospital. Tacoma Police...
NEW YORK (AP) — Financial cheaters and corrupt politicians beware: One of America's hardest-charging prosecutors isn't going anywhere. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's brief announcement that he has agreed to stay on in the Donald Trump administration signals in at least...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Somali-born student who injured nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University showed few signs of bitterness despite what must have been a difficult early life and even danced onto the stage when he graduated from community...
NEW YORK (AP) — The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show. It worked for Dinah Bazer, who endured a terrifying hallucination that rid her...