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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than two dozen children and two adults accidentally drank a mixture of bleach and water at a day care center Thursday and were briefly hospitalized. The Jersey City Fire Department told WABC-TV a substitute teacher's aide at Growing Tree Learning...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A hearing officer has recommended a court martial for a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq and later winding up in Lebanon for eight years, a defense lawyer said Thursday. Civilian defense attorney Haytham Faraj said the officer...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge on Friday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black ruled that Ohio's law is...
The United States marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks against a troubling backdrop. The ceremonies came just hours after President Barack Obama told the country he is authorizing stepped-up airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State extremists. In New...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has dispatched 20 U.S. military personnel to the Central African Republic to help reopen the American Embassy there. The embassy was temporarily shuttered in late 2012 due to security concerns in a country wracked by violent conflict. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has dispatched 20 U.S. military personnel to the Central African Republican to help reopen the American Embassy there. The embassy was temporarily shuttered in late 2012 due to security concerns in a country wracked by violent conflict...
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors say the owner of a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak knowingly approved shipments of tainted food "whatever the risk." Jurors heard four hours of closing arguments Thursday from prosecutors in the federal trial of former...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's. The result gives you some idea of a bizarre...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two freshmen U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle said Thursday they survived and even cooperated while spending a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show "Rival Survival." New Mexico Democrat Martin Heinrich...