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SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — The hunt for a registered sex offender suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her son intensified Thursday after police raided but failed to find anyone inside a home in western Missouri, where the man was charged last month for allegedly keeping the...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store were not armed with guns when they were shot Thursday by a police officer who confronted them in Washington state's capital city, authorities said. The officer reported he was being...
BALTIMORE (AP) — All six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury, a prosecutor said Thursday. The indictments were very similar to the charges Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced about three weeks ago. The most...
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Police surrounded a home Thursday in a hunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her teenage son after keeping her captive n a wooden box for months in western Missouri. Sandra Kay Sutton, 46, and her son, Zachary Wade Sutton, were found dead...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Farmers in drought-stricken California with nearly guaranteed rights to water are bracing for historic orders Friday to stop diverting water from the San Joaquin watershed. Elsewhere, other farmers are trying to avoid a similar fate by offering...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California hours after a state panel recommended she be paroled. The pair of decisions Thursday makes it less likely that convicted killer Michelle-Lael...
DENVER (AP) — Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements. The decision to reduce testing time by about 90 minutes...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. Two years ago, doctors in California implanted a pair of tiny chips into the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old. Democrats at a news conference cited last week's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara...
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana charter operators on Lake Michigan say they're hanging on despite facing...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an...