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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The personal flight logs of the co-pilot of the U.S. B-29 Superfortress that dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Japan is up for auction in New York City. Capt. Robert Lewis' World War II logs from 1942 to 1946 include an entry for the Aug. 6, 1945,...
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal. Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had been there only a short time when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and security discussions...
SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old who fired two gunshots inside a Washington state high school told detectives he never intended to hurt any other students. No one was injured Thursday at North Thurston High School in Lacey, about 60 miles southwest of Seattle, and the...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A CVS store set ablaze. People looting shops and hurling rocks and bricks at police. The smell of burned rubber in one neighborhood where youths looted a liquor store. Rioting erupted in Baltimore on Monday evening, following the funeral of the black man who...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation's busiest seaport complex walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their earnings and employment status, but port officials said the impact on international commerce appeared to be minimal. The ports of...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona mother was convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse Monday in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, who prosecutors said was beaten, neglected and confined to a closet before being dumped in a trash bin in 2011. Authorities said 41-year-old...
LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety concerns. At a time when Kansas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate. And as climate change worsens around mid-century, that percentage of extremely hot...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture is working with businesses, zoos and bird owners...
CHICAGO (AP) — Duke University Basketball Coach and Chicago native Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEHF'-skee) returned to...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman is accused of stealing her boss's identity to obtain credit. Forty-...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace — but the guessing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round...