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Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 6
CHICAGO (AP) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that may have...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 8
Dogs allegedly killed with ax DECORAH, Iowa (AP) — A man has been accused of using an ax to kill two dogs belonging to a relative. Court records...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 8
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination. The...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 8
HARTFORD, Conn. — A group of Connecticut prison inmates has asked a federal judge for bottled drinking water, alleging the tap water at the Osborn...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 9
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — People in rural Alabama are raising concerns about the use of “chicken sludge” as fertilizer on farm fields as the state...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 9
Study: Deep South adults living large BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Deep South states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi are among nine states...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 9
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is considering tightening the rules for children under 13 using social media. The state Senate voted 31-4 on...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 12
LANSING, Mich. (AP) —Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 17
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump signed his name Wednesday on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a “world-...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 17
HOMER, Alaska (AP) —A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 4
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A Florida school district says an unusual passenger was found in a student’s backpack. In a Facebook post, Bay County School...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 10
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) —From “Strike while the iron is hot” to “Been there, done that,” proverbs have been developed around the world for centuries,...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 7
RUSSIAVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana middle school’s planned “Slave Ship” history exercise has been canceled following an outcry by parents upset that...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 7
Brother buried with goat heads GUNNISON, Colo. (AP) —A Colorado woman has pleaded guilty to tampering with a corpse after her brother’s remains were...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 19
No answers why ride jumped rails BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A state investigation did not determine why a part of a miniature roller coaster at the...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 19
LYNDON, Vt. — An impassioned overflow crowd at Northern Vermont University in Lyndon expressed fears, concerns and suggestions to Vermont State...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 19
MANISTEE, Mich. (AP) —A 400-ton pavilion built in the 1940s could fall 100 feet from a bluff into Lake Michigan if nothing is done to fight erosion...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 7
DETROIT (AP) — Leaders of the United Auto Workers union extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 10
BOSTON (AP) — Training surgeons is as easy as training dolphins or dogs. At least according to a study that Thursday earned a 2019 Ig Nobel, the...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Five scientists have won prestigious medical awards for creating an innovative breast cancer treatment and discovering key players of...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 12
Eddie Money, who left behind a career as a New York police officer to become one of the top-selling rock stars of the 1970s and ’80s, with hits like...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 20
Bedbug award lowered to $1G MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin appeals court has reduced compensation for a Minnesota man who got into a legal battle...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 20
OKATIE, S.C. (AP) — It may cost taxpayers $4.5 million to clean up a blazing, towering pile of garbage known as Mount Trashmore in South Carolina....
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 21
Beer drinker sorry for teacher penalty TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) —A man who opened a beer and drank it during a class at the University of Alabama is...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 21
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says a Nampa homeowner has agreed to pay $15,000 to a family of nine to...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 21
DENVER (AP) — A Christian-affiliated health system in a court fight over Colorado’s assisted suicide law says the state can’t stop religious...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 10
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seals that rely on sea ice off Alaska’s northwest coast have been dying at uncommon rates, and federal marine mammal...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 10
BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers Thursday, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 15
By SHANE DIXON KAVANAUGH Associated Press Writer PORTLAND, Ore. — The attack broke Lauren Jackson’s bones, but not her spirit. “Thankfully, I’m...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 15
Fishermen protest wind farm spacing NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island fishermen say they’re frustrated that plans for offshore wind farms don’t...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 15
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Texas-based oilfield service company denies that it assaulted an Alaska construction crew by exposing workers to toxic...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 15
DETROIT — State regulators say 91,000 bushels of soybeans must be destroyed, three years after just a small portion was grown on land that had...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 21
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Florida fourth-grader who was bullied over his homemade University of Tennessee shirt has been offered a four-year...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 21
JONESBORO, Ark. — Amber McGinnis spent about half of her life addicted to methamphetamine. She used the drug. She sold it. She said she was...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 21
Sheriff’s staffer: Demotion wrong KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A sheriff’s captain in Tennessee says he shouldn’t have been demoted for getting into a...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 6
Democratic lawmakers criticized federal immigration officials Wednesday for refusing to explain their decision to stop considering requests from...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON — Like his two most immediate predecessors, President Donald Trump marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in a speech at the...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 14
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 20
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 20
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen and former New Yorker accused of becoming a sniper for the Islamic State group stood silent as his lawyer entered a...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 20
Cable providers sue over a la carte law AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —Major cable providers are suing Maine over its new law requiring subscribers to have...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 20
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The man charged with breaking into singer Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island mansion is accused of causing more than $20,000 damage...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 4
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner is accused of improperly sending his wife to handle three death scenes — including one in March when she was delayed...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 4
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has posted a video online that appears to show the driver of a Tesla sleeping as the car speeds along a highway....
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 4
HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) —Trying to prove his political clout by pushing a Republican to victory in a special election, President Donald Trump used a...
Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats pressed President Donald Trump on Monday to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a...