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BORGER, Texas (AP) — Ten people were taken to hospitals after an ammonia gas leak at a chemical plant in the Texas Panhandle.The incident happened about 4:15 p.m. Thursday at the Agrium Inc. plant in Borger, about 40 miles northeast of Amarillo. ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — An all-day standoff in a San Diego-area apartment complex that began with a gunman killing his neighbor Thursday ended with the man killing himself after two children and his wife emerged unharmed, police said.Once the ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Thursday revived a controversial bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide in the most populous U.S. state, after a renewal of debate on end-of-life issues prom ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man known as the "bicycle bandit" for fleeing on two wheels after allegedly robbing a dozen banks in Virginia faces more than 100 years in prison.A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted 42-year-old Wossen Assaye on cha ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A fire that caused the collapse of a busy wooden railroad bridge near Minnesota's northern border has been ruled an accident.Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund tells Minnesota Public Radio (http://bit.ly/ ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Thursday there is easily enough evidence to support former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's public corruption convictions and said she has a "fundamental misunderstanding of bribery law."In co ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 34-year-old man died after Kansas City, Kansas, police used a stun gun to subdue him in a parking lot, where authorities said the man had been acting strangely.Police said officers were called to the parking lot of a F ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. EX-HOUSE SPEAKER DENNIS HASTERT ACCUSED OF PAYING HUSH MONEYA federal indictment alleges that the 73-year-old Illinois Democrat pai ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama women's prison will be overhauled after the U.S. Justice Department said officers there coerced inmates into sex, watched them in showers and bathrooms and organized a New Year's Eve strip show.The Justice Depa ...more