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SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.Authorities say no injuries have been reported in the smoky seven-alarm fire, which erupted around 4:30 p.m. Frid ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.The report, obtained b ...more

AP News - Apr 17, 2014 10:33 PM

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, other wit ...more

AP News - Apr 17, 2014 3:12 PM

Three New Jersey teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said Thursday.Ultimately, a passer-by helped all four escape from the cold Delaware Ri ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 7:10 AM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.Yet for at le ...more

AP News - Apr 14, 2014 9:45 PM

An EMT. A volunteer. A spectator in a cowboy hat.Moments after bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, these three helped rescue a man whose legs were blown off, a scene captured in an Associated Press photo. That man, Jeff Bauman, was lauded as ...more

AP News - Apr 14, 2014 7:15 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first time historian Alan Taylor won a Pulitzer Prize, he found out when the telephone started ringing with congratulations and interview requests.The surprise and slight panic Taylor felt 18 years ago repeated themselve ...more

AP News - Apr 14, 2014 2:08 AM

A day after blinking in a showdown on the range, federal land managers pledged to pursue efforts to resolve a conflict with a southern Nevada rancher who has refused to pay grazing fees for 20 years.Bureau of Land Management spokesman Craig Leff ...more

AP News - Apr 11, 2014 9:11 AM

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — As the fourth anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster approaches, workers who cleaned up oil in the Gulf of Mexico are able to file claims for medical problems they developed after the spill.But questions abo ...more