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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys' offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama's yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation. Obama said he'll reveal...
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. health official says the government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen. In September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated the number of people with Ebola could explode to as many as 1.4...
A lake-effect storm that dumped more than 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area trapped people on highways in an area where heavy snow is the norm for most of the winter. More than 2 to 3 feet is forecast to fall Thursday. Why was this storm so fierce? Some stories from the storm...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators, reacting to a deadly derailment that they blame on an engineer's sleepiness, are recommending better training for the nation's doctors in identifying and treating sleep disorders. Another recommendation adopted Wednesday by the National...
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey family's lawsuit claiming a school district is discriminating against their child's atheist beliefs. The lawsuit focuses on the words "...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with corrupt guards — several of whom they impregnated — who helped them as they ran operations of the Black Guerilla Family, according to court papers in...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — No fewer than a half-dozen potential presidential candidates are gathering in Florida as the Republican Governors Association prepares to select its next leader. The organization's annual conference begins Wednesday in a luxury oceanside resort where the...
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army will decide whether an infantryman based in Colorado should face a court-martial on charges of shooting another soldier to death when they were deployed in Jordan. A hearing is scheduled Wednesday for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Ohio,...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a fifth death is being attributed to an unrelenting lake-effect snowstorm that has blanketed parts of western New York. Erie County authorities said Wednesday that a 46-year-old man has been found dead in his vehicle, which was buried in snow...