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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University officials on Monday announced that two fraternities on the Ivy League campus have been sanctioned for hosting unregistered parties last fall, including one where two students reported drinking punch laced with a date-rape drug. School...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Six people remain unaccounted for after a fierce fire gutted a 16,000-square-foot mansion just outside Maryland's capital early Monday, a fire official said. The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. by an alarm monitoring company and a neighbor who saw flames...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he'll be selling, that more students in Wisconsin may get school-provided iPads, that some planned projects in a Southern California...
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An estranged Florida couple's fight over whether to circumcise their son has become a rallying cry for those who denounce the procedure as barbaric. The dispute between Heather Hironimus, the mother opposing circumcision, and Dennis Nebus, the father...
Months after he landed in Florida's Manatee County Jail, Jovon Frazier's pleas for treatment of intense pain in his left shoulder were met mostly with Tylenol. "I need to see a doctor!" he wrote on his eighth request form. "I done put a lot of sick calls in & ya'll keep...
DENVER (AP) — One of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history will be replayed in a Colorado courtroom — but only after an unprecedented jury pool of 9,000 people is winnowed to a handful to decide whether James Holmes was insane when he opened fire in a suburban movie...
CHICAGO (AP) — As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she'd get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers, she had a ready tool at hand: an app that tracks hundreds of city snowplows in close to real time. But something seemed...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Law enforcement officials have boosted security at the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden after several gunshots rang out from a vehicle speeding by the property over the weekend. The vice president and his wife were not at their Wilmington home...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last of the nation's "Freedom Train" rides to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. is set to make its final trip in California after 30 years of operation. Caltrain, a commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, says the last "Freedom Train...