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New York Citi Bikes soon to allow riders to count calories

April 18, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program with a troubled history that is undergoing ... more »»

Common Core tests OK, but Nevada gives leeway to schools

April 17, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Limited testing was successful Friday in Nevada for the troubled Common Core assessments, but now the state is offering school districts leeway that could present an unprecedente... more »»

Senator: Decade-old Gulf oil leak is 'unacceptable'

April 17, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Volunteer deputy sold company, went back to police work

April 17, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his early 20s: law enforcement. more »»

Washington governor repeats call for state auditor to resign

April 17, 2015

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday repeated his call for embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley to resign immediately following his indictment by a federal grand jury. more »»

Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

April 17, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performanc. more »»

12 hurt in Denver-area crash involving tour buses amid fog

April 17, 2015

DENVER (AP) — A dozen people were injured in a crash involving tour buses for two different bands and two trucks on a foggy stretch of Interstate 70 east of Denver on Friday, as a spring storm... more »»

Police: Man kills 2 brothers, mom, woman over business fight

April 17, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who had been in a business dispute with his two brothers shot and killed them, his mother and one of their wives before taking his own life, Phoenix police said Friday. more »»

Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies

April 17, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. more »»

Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

April 17, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast... more »»

McVeigh defense archive shows bomber viewed blast as failure

April 17, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Timothy McVeigh considered the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building 20 years ago somewhat of a failure, viewed himself as a "Paul Revere-type messenger" and even... more »»

Conversion rate lags behind Mormon missionary increase

April 17, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day... more »»

AP Was There: Original AP report of Oklahoma bombing

April 17, 2015

EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma Cit. more »»

Ohio man pleads not guilty to plotting military base attack

April 17, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man described by his attorney as "a normal 23-year-old kid" pleaded not guilty Friday to charges he traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned to th... more »»

 
 
 

 

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