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SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say four people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large. The Washington State Patrol says on Twitter that the four were shot Friday at the Cascade Mall in...
BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy riding a push scooter set fire to the arts-and-crafts section of a Wal-Mart store in the Southern California desert, leading to losses of more than $1 million. The store in Barstow remains closed for a third day Friday because...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man who killed two people and dismembered one of them as part of a plot to steal money to pay for his wedding and honeymoon was sentenced to death Friday. Orange County Superior Court Judge John Conley followed the recommendation of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a law that requires a marker to be placed in the passports of people convicted of sex offenses against children is premature because the marker provision is not yet in effect, a federal judge said Friday in a ruling dismissing the suit...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's process for maintaining its voter rolls wrongfully removes eligible people, a federal appeals court ruled Friday as the perennial presidential battleground state prepares for the fall election. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the New...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Five major hospitals in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit health care plan said Friday they will donate a combined $21.5 million toward the construction of nearly 400 housing units for the city's burgeoning homeless and low-income population — a move hailed...
LUTHERVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man Friday while investigating a bank robbery in suburban Baltimore and that a second man was injured. Baltimore County Police Cpl. John Wachter says the man who died was the driver of a car that police had stopped...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in several Iowa cities were mobilizing resources Friday to handle flooding from a rain-swollen river that has forced evacuations in several communities upstream, while a Wisconsin town was recovering from storms now blamed for two deaths. More...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Republican congressman who represents the Charlotte area said Thursday that people are protesting in the city because they "hate white people." U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose district includes parts of Charlotte and its suburbs, was asked by an...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City is looking into adding more streetcars to alleviate crowding on a heavily...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands has summoned Russia's ambassador to complain about Russian criticism...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter...
Source: Getty Images CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The panel that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says this year's winner will be announced on...