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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bizarre sheet of wispy clouds undulating over the Teton Range enchanted tourists and even veteran employees of Grand Teton National Park. Drivers stopped along the park's main highway Thursday morning to gaze in awe and shoot photos of the rare phenomenon...
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Officers involved in the investigation of a deadly police shooting in southeastern Washington pleaded with the public on Friday to not make a tense situation any worse. "It's a stressful time for anybody who wears a badge," said Sgt. Ken Lattin of Kennewick...
MADISON, Ala. (AP) — A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages,...
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation on Friday amid mounting questions and investigations into his fiancée, who was accused of using her position as first lady to enrich herself and benefit private consulting clients. Kitzhaber, 67, was elected to a historic...
DENVER (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded more than 300 Enstrom helicopters nationwide until they can be inspected for possible cracks like the one that may have caused a crash last month that killed two people in Colorado. In an emergency directive issued...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 19-year-old man opened fire near a popular all-female Mardi Gras parade, killing two people in the latest spate of violence to mar Carnival parties in this city, police said Friday. John Hicks, of New Orleans, was arrested by police after the Thursday night...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The resignation of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber instantly promoted the liberal Democrat who is next in line to succeed him: the 54-year-old secretary of state who has long been thought to have her eye on Oregon's top elected position. Kate Brown, who is...
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A homeless man broke into a funeral home and had sex with a woman's body, police said Friday. Domonique Smith, 26, was arrested Feb. 9 when he was found with a bike stolen from the Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service, and further investigation revealed that...
BOSTON (AP) — Exasperated New Englanders still digging out from three major storms that left 6 feet or more of snow in many areas are bracing for what's expected to be another punishing blast of winter this weekend. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for all...