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2 dams illustrate challenge of maintaining older designs

February 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twelve years ago, widespread destruction from Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast helped compel federal engineers 2,000 miles away in California to remake a 1950s-era dam by... more »»

Hunters charged in Texas shooting had blamed immigrants

February 19, 2017

PRESIDIO, Texas (AP) — Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told authorities that they were attacked by immigrants who had entered the country... more »»

Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

February 19, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When D. more »»

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

February 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off... more »»

Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

February 19, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in ... more »»

James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

February 19, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. more »»

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

February 19, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. more »»

Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

February 18, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in ... more »»

Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety

February 18, 2017

Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI offices, highway... more »»

Police: Man charged in shooting death of Chicago toddler

February 18, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturda. more »»

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

February 18, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. more »»

Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people, eased off... more »»

Blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

February 18, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. more »»

Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

February 18, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pa. more »»

Study: Big data helps struggling college students graduate

February 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. more »»

2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people. more »»

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

February 18, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. more »»

No sanctuary for immigrants living illegally in Miami-Dade

February 18, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor's order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of "shame on... more »»

Loyalty and lies central in Durst star witness testimony

February 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst's close friend reluctantly admitted Friday that he had misled and lied to prosecutors for months before coming clean and saying that the real estate heir had... more »»

 
 
 

 

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