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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons (238,474 liters) of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and prompted a national debate over lax pipeline safety rules, officials said...
DENVER (AP) — Gross mismanagement, delays and lax oversight by the Veterans Affairs Department added hundreds of millions of dollars to the cost of a new Denver-area VA hospital, federal investigators said Wednesday. A report from the department's internal watchdog also said a...
Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, broadly released dashcam and aerial footage, 911 calls and police radio traffic with unusual swiftness following last Friday's shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white officer. But what actually transpired on the Tulsa street between Terence...
DENVER (AP) — Marijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot. A panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 Wednesday to endorse the addition of PTSD to...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana auditors say Gulf oil spill recovery money intended for testing to ensure Louisiana fish were safe for consumers instead paid for unnecessary iPads, cameras, boats and now-missing fishing equipment. The Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office...
Source: Getty Images AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will stop helping the U.S. government provide aid and services to refugees, state officials said Wednesday, severing ties at a time when President Barack Obama has announced intentions to dramatically increase the number of...
Source: Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A top informant in federal organized crime trials has won a bid for early release from prison with the help of Gov. Rick Scott and other top Florida officials. Scott and three members of the Florida Cabinet voted Wednesday to cut...
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — The bodies of two young children and two teenagers were found at a Detroit-area home early Wednesday after a man called 911 to report that he had killed them, police said. Two girls, ages 4 and 6, were asphyxiated in a car using exhaust, while a 17...
Source: Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police department will add nearly 1,000 new positions over the next two years, a move that comes as the city deals with a dramatic increase in shootings and homicides and battles financial woes that threaten basic services...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Those questions about whether Dalvin Cook can recover from a slow start? He just answered them...
Football players for Michigan and Michigan State along with a group of students at North Carolina raised their...
Football players for Michigan and Michigan State along with a group of students at North Carolina raised their...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A former Joplin police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge for offering to help a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some people will pay good money for anything involving the late Truman Capote. Including his...