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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump won’t say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House. “We’ll see what happens with Mr. Bannon,” Trump said at an impromptu Tuesday news conference where he fielded questions about his confidence in...
In this Sept. 12, 1958, file photo, Beverly Wysocki, top, and Marie Graskamp, right, emerge from a new family-type bomb shelter on display in Milwaukee, Wis. For some baby boomers, North Korea's nuclear advances and the Trump administration's bellicose response have prompted flashbacks to a time when they were young, and when they prayed each night that they might awaken the next morning. For their children, the North Korean crisis was a taste of what the Cold War was like. (AP Photo/File)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares — of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the event of an attack — seemed to finally, thankfully, fade into history....
In this photo provided by Donna Bergeson on June 25, her husband Doug Bergeson lies on a hospital bed at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., before a doctor removed a nail from his heart. He had accidentally shot it into his heart earlier in the day while working on a new house in Peshtigo, Wis. He survived and is going back to work this week.  Donna Bergeson via AP
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his pickup truck in the lot before walking into the emergency room. Doug Bergeson is...
A passerby, left, and a law enforcement official, right, stand near broken glass at the New England Holocaust Memorial on Monday in Boston. Police say a person is in custody for allegedly vandalizing the memorial. It's the second time the memorial has been damaged this summer. Police say the suspect smashed a glass panel Monday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
BOSTON (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who smashed a glass panel at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston was apprehended by an off-duty city firefighter and a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who chased the teen as he ran from the memorial Monday evening and held him until police...
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — University of Rhode Island and Harvard University professors are collaborating through a new research center to study chemicals that have contaminated water at sites nationwide. The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his judicial duties, forced a primary runoff Tuesday against Trump-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in a race likely to be closely watched for clues about Republicans’ prospects in 2018 midterm elections...
President Donald Trump’s condemnation of hate groups — two days after his initially equivocal response to a deadly attack at a rally in Virginia — disappointed and even angered some of the white nationalists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis who supported and felt emboldened by his presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the group is “clearly responsible for genocide” against...
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer who faces a federal child pornography charge is expected to plead guilty in court this week. The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro reports that a hearing has been scheduled for Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence, Rhode Island....
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. Ellen Manfalouti sued in Bucks County Court over the tiny rodent she claims was baked into the bottom bun of her chicken sandwich. A co-worker picked up the...

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