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Texas shootout among rival biker gangs leaves 9 dead

May 17, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) — A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Texas restaurant left nine people dead and 18 others injured, a police spokesman said on Sunday, sending panicked patrons and... more »»

Police: 9 dead from Texas shootout among rival biker gangs

May 17, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) — Nine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing fo... more »»

Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service Monday

May 17, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak's Northeast Corridor trains will resume service Monday in "complete compliance" with federal safety orders following last week's deadly derailment, officials announced... more »»

Jacksonville mayoral race draws national political interest

May 17, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There's a reason why the Jacksonville mayoral race is drawing the attention of outsiders like former President Bill Clinton, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Go. more »»

Conflicting reports on object striking derailed train probed

May 17, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As repair crews work to restore rail service following the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, investigators are trying to determine the reason for the train's... more »»

Records offer murky view into Affleck's ancestor and slavery

May 17, 2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A family death in 1858 left Ben Affleck's great-great-great grandfather with legal custody of his mother-in-law's most valuable property — her slaves. more »»

NYC police boss pitches amnesty idea to clear 1.2M warrants

May 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila Beasley was struggling to clean up after her beloved Rottweiler, Rocky, on a Bronx sidewalk on a December day in 2008 when she briefly put his leash down — a move spotted b... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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