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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal grand jury has handed down a three-count indictment charging a 20-year-old Kansas man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. Prosecutors say John T. Booker Jr. of Topeka was arrested Friday while trying to arm what he thought...
NEW YORK (AP) — Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows. The number of high school students who tried e-cigarettes tripled in one year — to more than 13 percent. Water pipes or hookahs...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A man who owns a gold-mining claim on federal land in southwestern Oregon asked for help defending it after U.S. authorities ordered him to stop work but is now telling his armed supporters to back off. Rick Barclay said Thursday that he hoped to prevent...
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — Many questions surround the political stunt of a postal worker charged Thursday with violating national airspace and operating an unregistered aircraft by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill. Q: Who is he? A: Doug Hughes, 61, delivers the U.S. mail in a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A plan to make the Bible the official state book in Tennessee derailed Thursday when the Republican-controlled Senate sent the measure back to a committee, effectively killing it this year. The bill has divided Republicans in conservative Tennessee. Some...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned to the U.S. with plans to attack a military base or a prison, according to a federal indictment announced Thursday. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud wanted to "kill three or four American...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items. More than 20 other states have such lists. But the one...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 24-year-old man was kidnapped, brutally beaten and killed in April 1995 after a Southern California college student pointed him out as her rapist, defense attorneys and prosecutors agree. Where they differ is on the role of Gianni Van in the murder of...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Defense attorneys and prosecutors agree that a Southern California college student pointed out a 24-year-old man as her rapist and then he had his truck rear-ended before he was kidnapped, brutally beaten and killed in April 1995. Where they differ is on...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An attorney for a former children's hospital director in central Illinois says she will...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Jamaican government is organizing a trade mission to Cuba with representatives from...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game against Cincinnati in the bottom of the...
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at...
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at...