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Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star

May 17, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. more »»

Storm system pushes east after drenching Plains

May 17, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system stretched from Texas to Minnesota on Sunday, bringing heavy rains and the possibility of flash flooding and more severe weather. more »»

Across US, knife laws can differ by state, city, even town

May 17, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different. more »»

Amtrak to expand speed control at deadly crash site

May 17, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak said it will expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails and abide by other federal directives issued after one of its trains sped... more »»

Storms, scattered tornadoes hit US midsection; cause damage

May 17, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system stretching from Texas to Minnesota raked the nation's midsection early Sunday, hours after kicking up damaging tornadoes in Oklahoma and heavy wind an... more »»

Tornadoes hit US midsection, damaging homes, power lines

May 17, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Strong storms, including some tornadoes, were churning across the nation's midsection Saturday. more »»

Thousands attend funeral for 2nd slain Hattiesburg officer

May 17, 2015

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A funeral was held Saturday for one of two Mississippi police officers shot to death a week ago during a traffic stop. more »»

Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

May 17, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the... more »»

Amtrak told to expand speed control at deadly crash site

May 17, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails where a speeding train reache... more »»

Pioneer in spreading Lamaze childbirth method in US dies

May 16, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — When Elisabeth Bing became interested in childbirth techniques in the 1950s, women were often heavily medicated, dads were generally nowhere near the delivery room and expectant... more »»

3 anti-nuclear activists released from federal prison

May 16, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker were released from prison on Saturday, their lawyer said. more »»

Sweet Briar's keynote speaker slams closing at commencement

May 16, 2015

SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The keynote speaker at what is likely the last commencement exercise at Sweet Briar College in Virginia has criticized the closing of the 114-year-old women's school. more »»

Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

May 16, 2015

FRESNO, Texas (AP) — The joyful tears shed by a Texas woman and her long-missing daughter after they returned to Houston from Mexico on Saturday signaled the end of an eight-year cross-border... more »»

Amtrak told to expand speed control at deadly crash site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal officials announced Saturday that Amtrak must immediately expand its use of a speed restriction system on Philadelphia's northbound rails where a speeding train reache... more »»

Amtrak: Will expand speed control system at derail site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak says it will immediately abide by an order by federal regulators to expand use of a speed restriction system in the area of Tuesday's deadly train derailment that kille... more »»

Hundreds attend funeral for 2nd slain Hattiesburg officer

May 16, 2015

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A funeral was held Saturday for one of two Mississippi police officers shot to death a week ago during a traffic stop. more »»

Historic club becomes meeting place for King's fans, friends

May 16, 2015

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. more »»

Amtrak ordered to expand speed control system at derail site

May 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal officials have ordered Amtrak to expand use of a speed restriction system in the area of Tuesday's deadly derailment to northbound trains like the one that went off th... more »»

 
 
 

 

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