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Researcher: Calf born to endangered Pacific Northwest orcas

SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers say there's a new calf among the population of critically endangered killer whales that live in the waters between Washington state and Canada. Ken Balcomb, founding...
Jan. 11, 2019

Suspect shot at Oregon middle school; students safe

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A suspect was shot Friday at an Oregon middle school, but no students or teachers were hurt, police said. Students were locked in classrooms, and no...
Jan. 11, 2019

US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to strain the national aviation system, with unpaid security screeners staying home, air-traffic controllers suing the government and safety inspectors off the job. Miami...
Jan. 11, 2019

N Carolina elections official: 3 documents were forged

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several requests for mail-in ballots were forged in the North Carolina county where fraud allegations have forestalled the declaration of a winner in the nation's last...
Jan. 11, 2019

US stocks drift in a quiet close to another winning week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes nestled a hair lower on Friday after the falling price of oil weighed on energy companies, but the S&P 500 nevertheless closed out...
Jan. 11, 2019

The Latest: Western nations asks Congo for election data

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Western nations are asking Congo's electoral commission to release its voting data on Congo's presidential...
Jan. 11, 2019

'Green Book' writer apologizes for old tweet about Muslims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Green Book" co-writer Nick Vallelonga has apologized for a 2015 tweet about Muslims and 9/11 that has resurfaced. In the tweet, he said then-presidential-candidate Donald Trump...
Jan. 11, 2019

The Latest: Driver says gunman shot from behind, at random

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer killed in California (all times local): 1:40 p.m. A driver involved in a three-vehicle crash that led to the shooting...
Jan. 11, 2019

Hamilton's star reprising role in Puerto Rico to raise funds

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is reprising his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands...
Jan. 11, 2019

North Dakota House considers 'abortion reversal' bill

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's House will consider legislation that would require abortion providers to inform women undergoing drug-induced abortions that it's possible they could still have a live...
Jan. 11, 2019

US flu season poised to be milder than last year's harsh one

NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said. In most parts...
Jan. 11, 2019

Woman, 94, a customer favorite at Arby's after 25 years

HOLLADAY, Utah (AP) — Dorothy Bale has become a fixture and customer favorite during her 25 years working at an Arby's in a Salt Lake City suburb. The 94-year-old has...
Jan. 11, 2019

Supreme Court will hear Wisconsin drunk driving case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Wisconsin drunk driving law that has parallels in other states. Wisconsin law says law enforcement officials...
Jan. 11, 2019

Macedonia approves deal to rename itself North Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia late Friday fulfilled its part of a historic deal that will pave its way to NATO membership and normalize relations with neighboring Greece, after lawmakers...
Jan. 11, 2019

Privacy, please: Latest gadgets want greater peek into lives

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest gadgets want even more access to our lives. The CES tech show in Las Vegas was a showcase for cameras that can livestream the...
Jan. 11, 2019

Alabama man dies weeks after wedding dance with daughter

DAPHNE, Ala. (AP) — A terminally ill Alabama man who was captured on video dancing with his newlywed daughter at her wedding reception has died. News outlets report Gulf Coast...
Jan. 11, 2019

DA: Kansas trooper won't be charged in man's death in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A district attorney says a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was justified in fatally shooting a man whose vehicle was dragging the trooper and a Topeka police...
Jan. 11, 2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks barely budge in quiet trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks drifted to a mixed finish on Wall Street as falling oil prices tugged...
Jan. 11, 2019

The Latest: NATO, EU support Macedonia's vote to change name

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Macedonia's change of name (all times local): 10 p.m. The chief of NATO and the European Union's foreign policy chief have congratulated Macedonia...
Jan. 11, 2019

The Latest: Police say slain rookie policewoman well-liked

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer killed in California (all times local): 1:05 p.m. A Northern California rookie policewoman who was shot and killed is being...
Jan. 11, 2019

Mom of Navy vet held in Iran worried her son won't survive

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The mother of a U.S. Navy veteran who has been held in Iran since July says she's worried her son who was undergoing cancer treatment will...
Jan. 11, 2019

Jury decides to strip Mongols biker gang of trademark logo

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a California jury has decided the Mongols motorcycle gang should be stripped of its trademarked logo. Jurors in U.S. District Court in...
Jan. 11, 2019

Avalanches, accidents bring Europe's winter death toll to 21

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow paralyzed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking avalanches like one that crashed into a Swiss hotel and killing...
Jan. 11, 2019

Trump indicates he won't declare emergency "so fast"

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border...
Jan. 11, 2019

The Latest: Smart: Teen's escape shows why we can't give up

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents' deaths (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Elizabeth Smart says...
Jan. 11, 2019

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