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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks. Groups in New York, Ohio and Virginia have offered assistance to David...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure. Sanders' delegates chanted the Vermont...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe storms with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Philadelphia during the Democratic convention Monday night, leading city officials to urge political protesters and rally attendees to seek shelter and organizers to recommend that media...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A raging wildfire that forced thousands from their homes on the edge of Los Angeles continued to burn out of control Monday as frustrated fire officials said residents reluctant to heed evacuation orders made conditions more dangerous and destructive...
DENVER (AP) — An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy's commencement ceremony reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field. Maj...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria, calling his conduct a serious threat to the U.S. and saying it was influenced by his abusive childhood and history of mental...
SEATTLE (AP) — A jury has found that the Seattle police chief retaliated against two police officers who were transferred amid a dispute about overtime pay. The Seattle Times reports ( http://goo.gl/U9T8ec ) a King County Superior Court jury on Monday found Chief Kathleen O'...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook. It's...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge on Monday chose a monitor team to oversee reforms of Ferguson's policing and court system, a process expected to cost the St. Louis suburb more than $1 million. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry announced that Squire Patton Boggs, a law firm...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Victor Cruz is back a lot sooner than anyone expected. After missing all of last...
(St. Louis, MO) -- With the homestretch of campaigning fast approaching, a new poll shows a tight race for a...
(St. Peters, MO) -- A woman in St. Peter's has her purse back, but not after having to chase down a suspect who...
(Alton, IL) -- There are a few details regarding an investigation underway in Alton into the death of a baby...
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that would have prevented the state from limiting which...
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — An investigation into former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company, 38...