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CLAREMONT, N.C. (AP) — A field of poppy plants that could be used to make opium was discovered in North Carolina and had an estimated value of $500 million, a sheriff says. Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the only other opium poppy plant field found in the U.S. this year...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside of a birthday party last weekend. Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Grant Morse tells USA Today ( https://usat.ly/2qTGTgk ) he was in the family boarding area at the gate at...
Many states have adopted laws that make it a crime for adult gun owners to allow children to access or possess their firearms, particularly when they are used to injure. In some cases, these laws are intended to reduce violent crime among youths. At least 21 states and the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. A federal agency that supports basic science research is...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure. United Airlines Flight 1579 from Newark to San Francisco was scheduled to take off Tuesday night when officials say its engine...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city. Juneau Police Lt. David Campbell says the leg — from the knee down — was found by state game workers clearing out a debris pile...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the...
DENVER (AP) — Rookie Antonio Senzatela threw eight sharp innings to grab a share of the major league lead in wins...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee), the national security adviser to President...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former union official has been indicted on charges he fraudulently qualified for early retirement...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Early Head Start program at the Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois is getting more...