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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose grandson was fatally shot by police says she found his body in the middle of the street minutes after he was expected to arrive at her home. Desiree Harris says she was driving through her suburban St. Louis neighborhood Saturday afternoon when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has dropped food and water for a third time to thousands of Iraqi refugees stranded on Mount Sinjar. U.S. Central Command said in a statement Saturday night that the latest airdrop involved planes from multiple air bases and included one C-17...
HONOLULU (AP) — As the final days of campaigning drew to a close in Hawaii's dramatic primary races, a pair of big storms thrashed toward the islands. The storms posed considerable risk, but for Gov. Neil Abercrombie, they also represented an opportunity to cast himself as a...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A large crowd of angry residents confronted police officers Saturday afternoon, yelling such things as "kill the police" after an officer fatally shot a male in a St. Louis-area neighborhood. Officer Brian Schellman, spokesman for the St. Louis County Police...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald addressed a veterans group for the first time since taking over the troubled agency last month, calling his plans to fix it "an opportunity we can't miss nor underestimate." "This is an opportunity for me to make a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians. U.S. Central Command says the Islamic State militants were firing on...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink. But now every Monday night in this drought-stricken beach town, dozens of residents who violated their strict rations take a seat at Water School, hoping to...
STOCKLAND, Ill. (AP) — Small bridges across the soybean-growing Midwest can't handle fully loaded farm trucks. The Soy Transportation Coalition and other soybean-industry trade groups are focusing on those obscure bridges as part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to try to...
BOSTON (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic...