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Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

An Air Force veteran is seeking public recognition for a western New York man who remains listed as missing in action more than 70 years after disappearing in the Philippines during World War II.

May 24, 2015

Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains

One of the two protesters who chained themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle has left the vessel.

May 24, 2015

Florida woman released in jailing over son's circumcision

A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released from jail.

May 24, 2015

Residents along Blanco River in Texas urged to evacuate

Authorities say they are urging residents who live along or near the Blanco River in Central Texas to evacuate as the water rises there.

May 24, 2015

Oregon community takes unusual approach to sea lion problem

A community in Oregon is bringing in some unusual help to try to fix their sea lion problem. They're hoping a fake killer whale from Bellingham, Washington, will do the trick.

May 23, 2015

Obama includes Vice President Biden in regular golf game

A surprise player has joined President Barack Obama's regular weekend golf game: Vice President Joe Biden.

May 23, 2015

Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman _ her 116th

A Detroit-area woman is 116 years old.

May 23, 2015

Cleveland patrolman found not guilty in deaths of 2 unarmed suspects in 137-shot barrage

Cleveland patrolman found not guilty in deaths of 2 unarmed suspects in 137-shot barrage.

May 23, 2015

Freed from death row: 'I refuse to give them my joy'

A man who was released after nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row, says he refuses to let himself be consumed by anger but says those that send him to prison decades ago will "answer to God"

May 23, 2015

Fla. mom jailed in son's circumcision case due before judge

A Florida woman who has been jailed for a week after fleeing with her son to keep him from being circumcised is due back in court.

May 22, 2015

Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as protectors of their communities, not members of an occupying force.

May 22, 2015

Finding California oil spill's cause could take months

The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.

May 22, 2015

Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expect to get an answer on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks.

May 22, 2015

Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The national president of the Boy Scouts says the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change.

May 21, 2015

Survey finds US schools ramping up safety measures

U.S. public schools beefed up security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a government survey released Thursday.

May 21, 2015

California oil sop-up starts, thousands of gallons gathered

More than 6,000 gallons of oil had been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast in a cleanup effort that is now going 24 hours a day.

May 21, 2015

California water cuts move to those with century-old rights

California farmers who hold rights to water that date as far back as the Gold Rush are bracing for their first state-ordered conservation in decades, as a record drought prompts some of the deepest cuts yet in the country's most productive agricultural state.

May 21, 2015

Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight

Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city's overall population shrinks.

May 21, 2015

DEA wrapping up 4-state southern prescription drug crackdown

The Drug Enforcement Administration is raiding pain clinics, pharmacies and other locations in four southern states as part of a crackdown on prescription pain drug abuse.

May 20, 2015

Some see differences between perceptions of Waco, Baltimore

Some civil rights activists and media critics are wondering about the differences between public perceptions of the fatal violence in Waco, Texas, and protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men.

May 20, 2015

Michigan Senate again looks to ban e-cigarettes for minors

Michigan lawmakers will again move to ban minors from using e-cigarettes despite Gov. Rick Snyder's continued opposition to the legislation because it would exclude the products from being regulated as tobacco under state law.

May 20, 2015

Wife of biker inmate: Some arrested in Texas are innocent

The wife of a biker arrested after a deadly weekend shootout between motorcycle gangs says her husband did nothing wrong.

May 20, 2015

Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax

Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.

May 20, 2015

John Glenn: Evolution should be taught in schools

John Glenn says facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools — and that includes evolution.

May 20, 2015

Man found under mattress in NYC hotel identified

New York City police have identified the man found fatally injured under a mattress at a hotel blocks from the Empire State Building.

May 19, 2015

Clinton: GOP attempt to revamp Dodd-Frank law is 'cynical'

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republican-backed legislation revamping a financial regulation law is a "cynical attempt to game the system for those at the top."

May 19, 2015

Sioux Falls toddler survives 27-foot fall from window

Sioux Falls police say no criminal charges are expected in a weekend incident in which a 2-year-old boy fell from a third-floor apartment window.

May 19, 2015

Man wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years sues detectives

A man who spent nearly 40 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit has sued the Cleveland police officers whom he says framed him in 1975.

May 19, 2015

Shooter was fixated on George Zimmerman, police report says

A police report says a man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman last week had "a fixation" on the former neighborhood watch leader.

May 19, 2015

NTSB: Pilot reported problem before fatal crash into freeway

Federal authorities say the pilot of a small plane radioed air traffic controllers, saying he was struggling to gain altitude seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, killing all four onboard.

May 19, 2015
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