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WENDOVER, Utah (AP) — Wet weather has forced the second-straight cancellation of an annual race at Utah's world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats. It has also renewed a debate about whether nearby mining is depleting the gleaming white flats of their precious resource. The ground is...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland may be known for fashionable hipsters, devotion to public transit, locally sourced chickens and artisanal food carts. But a part of this city by the river counters the narrative of livable, weird, predominantly white 'Portlandia.' Long-overlooked...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Transit Authority police say an officer used pepper spray on a crowd trying to prevent them from taking an intoxicated teenager to police headquarters. WKYC-TV says ( http://on.wkyc.com/1fyEa2t ) the incident happened Sunday as a "Black Lives Matter" conference...
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his old Chevy pickup truck as he carries on a generations-old summer tradition. The 78-year-old is selling...
BOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger's case is returning to court — minus the notorious Boston gangster himself. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston will hear oral arguments Monday from Bulger's lawyers, who are trying to overturn his racketeering convictions. Bulger'...
ALTA, Calif. (AP) — Four firefighters were burned Sunday while battling a Northern California wildfire that threatens 150 homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The four were injured at around 5 p.m. as they fought the hot, active northern end of the 2-square-mile blaze. They...
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles. A group called History Flight recovered the remains from the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa, the U...
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Southeast Texas for a vigil and march in memory of Sandra Bland, the Illinois woman found dead in a jail days after her arrest during a traffic stop. Houston TV station KPRC reports attendees met at a Prairie View church...
ATLANTA (AP) — The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown was never really her own. Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
MILAN (AP) — Snoop Dogg reportedly has had another run-in with European authorities. The news agency ANSA says the...
BALMA, France (AP) — Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma...