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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

May 19, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) — A meeting of motorcycle clubs ended in a deadly shootout after two rival gangs faced off at a Waco restaurant, an explosion of what Texas authorities had warned earlier in the... more »»

Judge expected to set date for Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

May 19, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The judge in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is expected to set the date for a hearing when he will be formally sentenced to death. more »»

Investigators uncertain anything hit train before derailment

May 19, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities said they are uncertain if anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Philadelphia last week, but they have not ruled out the... more »»

US Marines say unique Osprey aircraft has good safety record

May 19, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — The fatal crash of the Marine Corps' new hybridized airplane-and-helicopter aircraft during a training exercise in Hawaii over the weekend is renewing safety concerns about the... more »»

Coast Guard: Girl, 10, drowns in pool aboard cruise ship

May 19, 2015

A 10-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the Carolinas and the ship immediately sailed to a nearby port in Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. more »»

Drilling foes block Seattle port entry; city issues notice

May 19, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Foes of Royal Dutch Shell's use of a Seattle seaport terminal to prepare for exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean attacked on two fronts Monday as a few hundred protesters... more »»

Legislators pass bill that had been nixed over Islamic law

May 19, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Legislature approved federally mandated child support rules Monday, undoing a rejection that had jeopardized U.S. more »»

Waco shootout puts spotlight on motorcycle club culture

May 19, 2015

Former undercover agent Jay Dobyns says people can be forgiven for thinking Sunday's biker bloodbath in Waco, Texas, was a throwback to a bad 1970s movie. more »»

Rodeo founder celebrated blacks' contribution to the West

May 19, 2015

DENVER (AP) — Denver impresario Lu Vason has died, leaving a legacy of creating opportunities for black cowboys and of celebrating a little-known aspect of Western history. more »»

Idaho child-support bill tied to international deal advances

May 19, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday for a special session to address failed legislation that has jeopardized U.S. more »»

Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

May 19, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two wingsuit fliers who leaped from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to zoom through a notch in a ridgeline and were airborne for about 15 seconds when they... more »»

Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

May 19, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) — About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and... more »»

Facing $1 billion deficit, Arizona sharply limits welfare

May 19, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a $1 billion budget deficit, Arizona's Republican-led Legislature has reduced the lifetime limit for welfare recipients to the shortest window in the natio. more »»

No video to help Amtrak probe _ despite NTSB recommendation

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. more »»

Investigators unsure anything struck train before derailment

May 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they're unsure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train minutes before a deadly derailment in Philadelphia last week, adding another... more »»

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in Minnesota and Iowa

May 18, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in the economies of the two states hardest hit, Minnesota and Iowa, agricultural economists said Monday, and the virus is still... more »»

Emanuel wants focus on youth for 2nd term as Chicago mayor

May 18, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel focused on the need to help disadvantaged and troubled youth Monday, during an inaugural speech for his second term that touched only briefly on the majo... more »»

Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

May 18, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) — About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and... more »»

Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

May 18, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch in a ridgeline and were airborne for abou... more »»

 
 
 

 

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