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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say 24 people stranded on a roller coaster have been rescued from near the top of the ride at Six Flags America in Maryland. Prince George's County Fire officials say it took about five hours Sunday to rescue 17 adults and seven children...
Drafted by a suffragette in 1923, the Equal Rights Amendment has been stirring up controversy ever since. Many opponents considered it dead when a 10-year ratification push failed in 1982, yet its backers on Capitol Hill, in the Illinois statehouse and elsewhere are making clear...
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a roller coaster carrying 24 people has become stuck near the top of the ride and fire officials are trying to rescue them at Six Flags America in Maryland. Prince George's County Fire officials were called to The Joker's Jinx roller...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The husband of a jogger found strangled in a park has been charged with her murder, police said Sunday, days after they warned female runners to take extra precautions until the killer was caught. Authorities announced the arrest of 48-year-old Christopher...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The husband of a jogger found strangled in a park has been charged with her murder, police said Sunday, days after they warned female runners to take extra precautions until the killer was caught. Authorities announced the arrest of 48-year-old Christopher...
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the collision that killed Kevin Ward Jr. In a statement released by spokesman Mike Arning, Stewart says "my thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and everyone affected by...
Drafted by a suffragette in 1923, the Equal Rights Amendment has been stirring up controversy ever since. Many opponents considered it dead when a 10-year ratification push failed in 1982, yet its backers on Capitol Hill, in the Illinois statehouse and elsewhere are making clear...
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies that run New York City's growing armada of double-decker sightseeing buses, like the ones involved in last week's Times Square crash, have no legal obligation to report accidents to the city agency that licenses them. The Consumer Affairs Department —...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ten years after he announced that he was a "gay American" and would resign from office after a scandal-plagued stint as New Jersey governor, Jim McGreevey is back in government, this time mostly as an evangelist for prison reform. McGreevey, now 57, runs...