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NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is working to determine why an oil tanker hit three moored sailboats in a river on the Maine-New Hampshire border. The collision happened Wednesday at the mouth of the Piscataqua (pih-SKAT'-ah-kwah) River near Kittery, Maine, and...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Brad Treat and another rider were in the Halfmoon Lakes area of the Flathead National...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Brad Treat and another rider were in the Halfmoon Lakes area of the Flathead National...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face. Police say the teens were playing with a gun in the backyard of a home Wednesday evening when the gun went off, striking the boy once in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He was 87. He died late Monday in his sleep at his...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to place a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters to raise money to fight homelessness. The council voted 14-0 to put a measure on the November ballot to provide a decade's worth of money for shelters, permanent...
Fast-moving wildfires fanned by strong, erratic winds and high temperatures are burning in California and Arizona. Here's a look at fires across the West: ___ NORTHERN CALIFORNIA A wildfire charged through inaccessible terrain and climbed up a steep canyon near Sacramento,...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump struck back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in a mostly rural area in Maine, where his message of economic populism could earn him a vote in the Electoral College. Addressing a crowd of several thousand in an indoor arena, Trump...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democrats in some of the reddest pockets of the interior West have nominated transgender women for Congress, sending a message of inclusivity in races many consider unwinnable for the party. Misty Snow was nominated Tuesday in Utah to challenge GOP U.S. Sen...
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton has hired Claude Puel as manager of the Premier League club after being...
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton has hired Claude Puel as manager of the Premier League club after being...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States removed Thailand from its human trafficking blacklist on Thursday, though...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu...
MOSCOW (AP) — Another powerful, controversial man is taking to reality TV to find an assistant — not Donald Trump...
PARIS (AP) — Both the English city of Leicester and the island nation of Iceland have populations of 330,000; both...