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  • 3 injured in lightning strike at New York beach

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lightning strike at a New York City beach has injured three people. The fire department says the men were injured at Orchard Beach on Pelham Bay in the Bronx on Sunday evening as bad storms rolled through the area. The men are being treated at a hospital. The extent...

  • Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was...

  • NY author, Rockefeller speechwriter Persico dies

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A best-selling author, historian and speechwriter for then-New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller has died. Joseph Persico was 84. His wife, Sylvia Persico, says he died Saturday at a hospital in Albany after a long illness. Persico published 12 books including...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright school's future divides leaders

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The future of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has divided the institution named for the iconic designer. The quest to keep its accreditation status has some school board members concerned the degree program will end, while its foundation denied the school...

  • Federal agent arrested after brandishing gun

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent. According to a police statement, officers responded early Wednesday after someone reported being approached by a very drunk man who pulled out a...

  • 3 teenagers dead in Pennsylvania SUV crash, 3 hurt

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) — An SUV rollover in northeastern Pennsylvania has killed three Philadelphia-area teenagers and injured three others. Northampton police Chief Michael Clark says the crash killed Ryan Lesher, Cullen Keffer and Shamus Digney, incoming sophomores at Council Rock...

  • Pregnant NY woman shot to death in car; fetus dies

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) — A homicide squad in New York is investigating the death of a pregnant woman found with multiple gunshot wounds inside her car. Her fetus also died. Suffolk County police say they responded to a call of gunshots Saturday night and found Milagro G. Canjura...

  • Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted. Nicole Diggs and her husband have pleaded not...

  • Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Thomas Brocher,...

  • Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed, a team of Utah State University scientists discovered about the world-renowned rock art. The team used modern...

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