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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman who fled with her 8-year-old daughter a decade ago during a custody dispute turned herself in Monday to face trial. Genevieve Kelley of Whitefield disappeared with her daughter, Mary, into Central America in the fall of 2004 after her attempt to...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by extensive and sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned. One of the reasons is as basic as it gets: The sun isn't shining as much as expected. Sprawling across...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found. The premise was simple: quickly and generously pay for medical care in the rare cases...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that a system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families. The premise was simple: quickly and generously pay for medical care in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accused of being one of the leaders of a Mexican drug-trafficking cartel was due in federal court in Washington on Monday after being extradited to the United States over the weekend. Alfredo Beltran Leyva was arrested in Mexico in 2008 and indicted two...
LONDON (AP) — The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying. Hours after the leaders of the world's 20 most developed economies sought to boost confidence by promising to increase global output by $2 trillion over five years, Japan said it had fallen into recession. That...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leaders are telling President Barack Obama they strongly support his plans to take executive action to overhaul the nation's immigration system. A letter signed by six top lawmakers, including Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, says...