WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who killed 12 people at a Washington military base lied about a previous arrest when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy. The omission was among several gaps in his record
EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — The Emporia animal shelter is under quarantine because of an apparent outbreak of distemper among animals at the facility.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105.
Patrick, recipient of dozens of the nation’s top science awards
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Combination of Corps, Congress have failed America’s great rivers
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera’s Russian-themed opening night gala was disrupted by a protester critical of that country’s anti-gay law.
It happened Monday night as the lights dimmed for Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin.” The protester shouted that
A major earthquake struck Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, killing two people and sending others fleeing into the streets and praying for their lives as buildings swayed, officials said.
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A defense lawyer in Bahrain says an American-born man has been convicted of attacking the police during anti-government protests in the Gulf country and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The case could further
NEW YORK (AP) — The British tourist who lost a leg after a runaway taxi struck her in midtown Manhattan says the bystanders who came to her aid shows “there are good people in the world.”
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say they intend to pursue domestic assault charges against Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger even though his accuser wants to drop the case.
The 21-year-old Sullinger appeared in Waltham District Court on Monday
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Official: Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 hits southwestern Pakistan.
Since taking office last month, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has signaled his country could be more conciliatory about international fears his country is seeking nuclear arms — something Tehran denies.
Progress on the issue remains difficult after more
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Waterville Housing Authority officials say they’re taking proper measures to control a bedbug infestation at an authority apartment complex, but… More »
BOSTON (AP) — City voters were taking a major step toward ushering in a new political era as they went to the polls Tuesday to whittle down a field of 12 candidates hoping to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police in Bosnia have detained several high-ranking customs officials, accusing them of tax and customs evasion and money laundering worth millions of euros.
The prosecutor’s office in Bosnia said Tuesday the operation is part
LONDON (AP) — Welsh police arrested four people and are combing the grounds of a stable outside the capital city, Cardiff, on Tuesday, hunting for a body in a long-running slavery investigation.
Gwent Police said in a statement