• 2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan survived on Girl Scout cookies while stuck in their snow-crippled SUV until state police discovered them Friday near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula. A pilot...

  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van. Officers missed "multiple" opportunities to give him...

  • Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes. "It's...

  • Attorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released Friday by lawyers for the dead...

  • Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge James Graham denied Ohio...

  • State Democrats talk presidential politics, state comeback

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Democrats launched their annual convention weekend insistent they can return to power in this GOP-dominated state. "There is hope for South Carolina," U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia told more than 600 Democrats at the party's Jefferson-Jackson...

  • Nevada Republicans mull dumping caucus system

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are considering dumping their caucus system and replacing it with a primary to choose presidential nominees, a proposal that could upend the 2016 Republican presidential contest. Republican legislators have proposed switching the caucus to a...

  • Hillary Clinton plans campaign trip to Nevada

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Nevada next month, adding it to the roster of early-voting states she is visiting at the beginning of her presidential campaign. A campaign official said the former secretary of state will visit Nevada on May 5. Her events will be...

  • Winners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The combined company would have created an Internet and TV behemoth with unprecedented power over what Americans download and watch. It would have...

  • 1 sailor dies, 1 hurt while training in Virginia base pool

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — One sailor has died and another has been seriously injured while training in a swimming pool at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, officials say. The two were found unresponsive Friday at the bottom of the base's Combat Swimmer Training...

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