CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses mov... Full Story
Police in riot gear move in to evict oil pipeline protesters
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to remove Dakota Access pipeline protesters who have camped on private land to block construction of the oil pipeline.
NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze
NEW YORK (AP) — As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground.
At retrial in 1979 case, the (ex) jury is in _ the audience
NEW YORK (AP) — They spent four emotionally draining, inconclusive months on jury duty in one of America's most notorious missing-child cases. But over a year after hitting a deadlock, some jurors now feel a duty not to let it go.
Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve.
US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India
WASHINGTON (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get — and it's a familiar one for many thousands of Americans.
Mom: Son shook in fear after schoolmates put noose on him
WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — A black mother in Mississippi says her 15-year-old son was shaking in fear as he described white schoolmates putting a noose around his neck two weeks ago and pulling it tight.
Roommate pleads guilty to charge in Rutgers webcam case
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A former Rutgers University student whose roommate killed himself after being secretly recorded on a web camera kissing another man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted invasion of privacy.
United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity
NEW YORK (AP) — United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been emphatically knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.
AP PHOTOS: Hidden in California's backwoods, pot flourishes
Down a winding mountain road in a remote redwood forest lies one of many illegal "grows" that make up Northern California's famous Emerald Triangle, a rural region that developed over decades into a marijuana-producing mecca.
Boy's family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputies
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.
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