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An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus. Navy spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class Pedro Rodriguez says a lockdown is underway. He did not give information on any injuries or other details Thursday morning. A heavy police and fire...
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius. Blount County Fire Department Lt. Johnny Leatherwood said a call about the train...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities. President Barack Obama is expected to announce the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic executions. Attorneys general in both states asked courts Monday to allow executions...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains that it needs to pay its debts. As a result, the government is unlikely to repay a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according...
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped killers found themselves scrambling to get the lone survivor to a hospital, hoping to make him well enough to share the tale of how the pair managed to escape and stay on the run...
The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local): 4:45 p.m. U.S. Sen Charles Schumer says there are no reports any officers were hurt in the shooting and arrest of the second convicted killer who broke out...