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FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the military's grueling Ranger School in Georgia. The Army says 2nd Lt. Michael R. Parros died Wednesday at a hospital two days after he became sick during training at Fort...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials say applications to drill for oil and gas on federal and Indian lands are expected to decrease 40 percent in coming years versus their historical average. The projection comes as cheap prices have curtailed domestic energy exploration,...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga. But while thousands of delegates have been invited across the Delaware River for an afternoon concert with...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Investigators are looking for answers after fire broke out at a Florida mosque for the second time in 10 days. Federal and local officials are investigating the blaze Wednesday at the Islamic Education Center in Tampa. Sallah Harake, a mosque board member,...
PENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man whose acid-disfigured body was found in the Finger Lakes region of New York was killed inside his home. Investigators say 50-year-old Craig Rideout was beaten and strangled in the basement of his town house in Penfield last week before...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal. The action at a special meeting of the school's board signaled the end of an era. Ramsey, a former state budget...
SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of tribal canoes were arriving at Alki Beach in Seattle as part of an annual Native American celebration. Members of the Muckleshoot Tribe greeted the boats Wednesday afternoon as part of the 2016 Paddle to Nisqually. "The tribal journey is, to me, it's...
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Luke Aikins has made 18,000 parachute jumps, including several for the film "Ironman 3." But the plunge this elite skydiver knows he'll be remembered for is one he's making Saturday without a parachute. Or a wingsuit. With nothing other than the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences. Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, according to a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund was unprepared for the debt crisis that hit Europe and was slow...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Top Democrats are pressuring Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson to drop his bid for U.S. Senate in...
FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — After CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials say applications to drill for oil and gas on federal and Indian lands are...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials say applications to drill for oil and gas on federal and Indian lands are...