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MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy's father had drugs in his system when two deputy city marshals opened fire on the man's car, killing his son and critically wounding him, an attorney for one of the deputies said Wednesday. The father's credibility and state of mind at the...
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy's father had drugs in his system when two deputy city marshals opened fire on the man's car, killing his son and critically wounding him, an attorney for one of the deputies said Wednesday. The father's credibility and state of mind at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The typical American adult is using media for a full hour a day more than just last year, with smartphones accounting for most of the increase. People spent an average of 10 hours, 39 minutes each day with smartphones, tablets, TV, radio, computers and video...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The news tore across Twitter: A beloved Baltimore rapper was gunned down in broad daylight, moments after promoting peace on the streets at a charity fundraiser. Hundreds of inner-city youths — the people most exposed to Baltimore's pernicious gun violence —...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a $38.6 billion budget bill Wednesday that will more than triple state spending on the water emergency in Flint. Expenditures on the lead-tainted water crisis will total at least $240 million. That is about $165 million more...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska's governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state's oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout. Gov. Bill Walker had said...
RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Penny McClure eyed the creek swelling up behind the Go Mart as she worked her shift on the morning of June 23. It didn't seem ominous. Just an unpleasant, rainy day in West Virginia. Customers streamed in for supplies. Nobody seemed too worried. Then the...
DENVER (AP) — A man who killed his estranged wife and himself at a busy downtown Denver office building had become increasingly mentally unstable and was banned from a local airport for unspecified comments he made, police said Wednesday. The woman, who died early Wednesday, had...
NEW YORK (AP) — An elevated park that offers a new view to visitors at the World Trade Center opened Wednesday, built atop a security center that screens vehicles and overlooking the memorial to those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks. The one-acre Liberty Park, a $50 million...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The confetti has been cleaned up. The party hasn't stopped. Always rocking, Cleveland's rolling...
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — The opposition Mongolian People's Party has won a decisive victory in parliamentary...
P.K. Subban is taking his talents to Smashville as part of a major trade of two of the NHL's top defensemen. The...
P.K. Subban is taking his talents to Smashville as part of a major trade of two of the NHL's top defensemen. The...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Miss Teen USA pageant is dropping the swimsuit portion of its competition. The Miss Universe...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died...