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MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope. Hope that by blocking a new federal rule cutting power-plant emissions, the court has turned the tide after years of regulations and declining production. Hope...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of West Texas. The service's...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died in a murder-suicide shooting. Counselors were available throughout the morning for students, as well as their families at...
CLARK FORK, Idaho (AP) — A hiking trail in northern Idaho reopened Saturday, but with an admonishment to hikers: don't feed the goats. The U.S. Forest Service closed Scotchman Peak Trail in Kaniksu National Forest last fall after human handouts had made mountain goats aggressive...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run. In a jailhouse interview, Hossein Nayeri told the Orange County Register ( http://bit.ly/1VbZNER ) he...
CLARK FORK, Idaho (AP) — A hiking trail in northern Idaho reopened Saturday, but with an admonishment to hikers: don't feed the goats. The U.S. Forest Service closed Scotchman Peak Trail in Kaniksu National Forest last fall after human handouts had made mountain goats aggressive...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to...
FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Multiple fatalities have been reported in a pileup police say involves more than 50 vehicles on Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania. The crash happened about 9:45 a.m. Saturday in the eastbound lanes of the interstate in Bethel Township, about 75...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m. A Baton Rouge neighborhood was awakened early by a hail of gunfire that police say was sparked by a confrontation between an armed suspect and two police officers. Several...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the...
HONG KONG (AP) — It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas — tens of thousands of...
HONG KONG (AP) — It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas — tens of thousands of...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and...