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Utah officials blame lack of logging for major…

Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for a blaze that has burned 13 homes

Police: Man who died during robbery was 'scared…

Police say a contractor who suffered a fatal heart attack while working overnight at a Wisconsin Culver's was "scared to death" when two armed men tried to rob the restaurant

Utah wildfire swells to nearly 50,000 acres

State officials try to manage Brian Head fire

Three Chicago Cops Indicted In Cover-Up Of Laquan…

Police reports about the fatal shooting were eventually contradicted by a dashcam video released one year later.

Recall against Stanford case judge would be 2 years later

Activists who filed paperwork to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will support the recall 2 years later

Trump group's aggressive health care moves…

America First Policies, a group aligned with President Donald Trump, attacked a fellow Republican for not supporting the Senate health care bill

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Watchdog clears park service in inauguration…

Watchdog clears park service in inauguration disputes after photos appeared to counter Trump's claim that up to 1.5 million attended the event at the Capitol and National Mall

Alabama Army base on lockdown due to possible…

Redstone Arsenal near Huntsville, Alabama issues warning on social media to 'run, hide, fight'

Picking A Jury For 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli…

Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has been called the "most-hated man in America."

Heat a possible factor in 12 Maricopa County deaths

Officials are investigating the heat as a possible factor in 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees

911 calls led to military post lockdown; no shots…

The commander of an Alabama military post says two 911 calls about a potential active shooter prompted a lockdown at the installation but no shooter was ever found and no shots were fired

3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan…

Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer

'Full Metal Jacket' star auctioning photos to…

Michael Modine discusses his efforts to help vets

TSA's Latest Unusual Security Find Is Quite The…

The live lobster reportedly weighed at least 20 pounds.

Pennsylvania to set policy limiting release of police video

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll sign a bill giving police departments discretion to refuse public requests for copies of audio or video recordings by officers, including from body cameras and dashboard cameras

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In New Mexico, Trump's monument review stirs…

Desert ranchers and two of the New Mexico's most prominent Republican politicians are hoping the new GOP administration in Washington will dramatically shrink a recently designated national monument in the south of the state

Lawyer says he quit after Arizona sheriff…

A lawyer who defended former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for nearly six years in a racial profiling lawsuit testified that his client's growing resistance to court-ordered changes led him to quit as the lawman's attorney

Possible active shooter locks down Alabama…

Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville issued the alert

3 Journalists Resign After CNN Retracts Story On…

CNN says a story about the Senate's Russia investigation didn't follow the company's fact-checking procedures.

Man to face judge in killing of runner in Massachusetts

A man accused of killing a Goggle employee who went out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer will be arraigned next month

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese…

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of…

Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again

At least 3 injured after NYC subway car derails

Passengers forced to evacuate

Millennials Are More Likely To Head To The…

The Pew Research Center asked about Americans' library use habits.

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New Hampshire woman jailed for giving woman in labor heroin

A New Hampshire woman who injected heroin, methamphetamines into a friend about to give birth has been sentenced to a year in jail

Man accused in missing son's slaying denies…

A California father told a judge he wasn't hiding from authorities when he was arrested in Las Vegas, and will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son

Lawyers prepare to defend travelers to US at…

When the Trump administration's travel ban takes partial effect later this week, immigrant-rights lawyers plan to head to the nation's major airports to make sure eligible foreigners are able to get into the country