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Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 monthsA Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl from a roadway for the second time in three months
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Prosecutor: Newly-elected sheriff addicted to meth pleads guilty to felony in theft of meth from police locker, resignsProsecutor: Newly-elected sheriff addicted to meth pleads guilty to felony in theft of meth from police locker, resigns
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is seen in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Garland has put on his judge’s robes again. Garland stopped hearing cases last March after he was nominated to fill the seat of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February. But after Republicans blocked Garland’s confirmation it was announced in mid-December that the chief judge of the D.C. Circuit would again begin hearing cases. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Supreme Court nominee returns to bench as judge, not justiceSupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has put on his judge's robes again
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Funeral director who had bodies in her garage gets prisonA Philadelphia funeral director found with three decomposing bodies in her garage has been sentenced to three months in prison
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FILE - In this May 6, 2016 file photo a portrait of Ashlynne Mike is on display inside the lobby of the Farmington Civic Center in Farmington, N.M. Mike's father has sued the tribe for failing to have an emergency notification system that he claims would have saved his daughter's life. (Jon Austria  /The Daily Times via AP, File)
Slain girl's dad sues Navajo Nation for lack of alert systemThe father of an 11-year-old Navajo girl who was kidnapped and killed is suing the tribe for failing to have an emergency notification system that he claims would have saved his daughter's life
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forwardA federal judge won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
AP FACT CHECK: Accident didn't kill anti-Trump protestersA story shared on social media that claims six people protesting President-elect Donald Trump were killed when they were hit by a truck on a Seattle freeway is false
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University of North Carolina President Margaret Spelling speaks from the campus in Chapel Hill, NC., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Spelling said a state law limiting the legal protections of LGBT people has had real but unquantified effects limiting one of the leading engines of economic growth. (AP Photo/Emery Dalesio)
UNC president: Job candidates say no, citing bathroom lawAcademics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Court orders compromise in drug cases tainted by lab scandalThe highest court in Massachusetts has rejected a proposal for the mass dismissal of 24,000 drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
The Latest: Federal study on pipeline to move forwardA federal judge won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush acknowledges the crowd at his presidential library before his son former President George W. Bush discusses his new book "41: A Portrait of My Father" in College Station, Texas.  Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been admitted to a Houston hospital with pneumonia, has used a motorized scooter or a wheelchair in recent years because of vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson’s disease. The condition is undergoing a reappraisal as some experts challenge conventional thinking about its causes.   (Bob Daemmrich/Texas Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
Former president's movement disorder mimics Parkinson'sFormer President George H.W. Bush, who has been admitted to a Houston hospital with pneumonia, has used a motorized scooter or a wheelchair in recent years because of vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson's disease
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Washington State Patrol Trooper Wes Cook sets up flares Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, to close Harvey Shaw Road just north of Walla Walla, Wash. Freezing rain, ice and fallen trees forced the closure of highways and roads in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday. (Lehman Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin via AP)
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington stateAn ice storm has shut down parts of major highways and interstates in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
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