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Hawaii worker who sent false alert had problems but kept job

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's emergency management leader has resigned and a state employee who sent an alert falsely warning of an incoming ballistic missile...

Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman remembered as kind, devoted

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. was remembered Saturday inside a basketball arena bearing his name as a...

Hawaii man says he’s devastated about sending missile alert

HONOLULU (AP) — A former Hawaii state worker who sent a false missile alert last month said Friday he's devastated about causing panic but...

Melinda Gates embraces public role, calls out Trump

Bill and Melinda Gates say they're concerned about some of President Donald Trump's policies and statements. Here are excerpts from their recent interview with The Associated...

Olympic swimmer’s sex abuse allegations mark latest scandal

SEATTLE (AP) — World champion swimmer Ariana Kukors has accused an U.S. Olympic team coach of sexually abusing her starting when she was 16,...

‘Person of interest’ redacted from Vegas shooting records

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Search warrant records unsealed Tuesday show that in the first hours after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history,...

Trump’s budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but mounting...

Prosecutors: Gun went off in girl’s backpack at LA school

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A semi-automatic handgun went off accidentally inside the backpack of a 12-year-old girl in a Los Angeles middle school classroom,...

Official: Flight lands in Honolulu after losing engine cover

HONOLULU (AP) — A United Airlines flight landed safely Tuesday in Honolulu after an engine cover came off during its flight from California, the...

Jury deliberates in Baltimore police corruption case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jurors started deliberating Thursday in a case involving one of the worst U.S. police corruption scandals in recent memory after hearing...

California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct resigned Thursday just ahead of a possible vote to expel him, delivering...

14 worms pulled from woman’s eye after rare infection

NEW YORK (AP) — An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of...

Police: 5-year-old girl burned in voodoo ritual; 2 charged

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid...

The Latest: 5 people shot, 2 fatally, in Lower 9th Ward

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras (all times local): 12 a.m. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting just a...

Man accuses California #MeToo leader of sexual misconduct

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women's Caucus and a leading figure in the state's anti-sexual...

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright. It's the...

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday...

Warren Buffett on hand as Navy commissions newest warship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned its newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the...

Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. Preliminary...

Winter storm pounding Midwest blamed for 2 deaths

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm pounding the Midwest caused at least two deaths Friday, authorities said, while closing schools and forcing the cancellation...

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