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TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — The search for a man who was swept away in a flash flood that killed nine others at a swimming hole in central Arizona intensified Tuesday as crews with dogs and a drone combed through huge clumps of muddy tree branches and other debris along a 2-mile stream bed...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The co-founder of Purdue Pharma, a Connecticut company that markets the powerfully addictive painkiller OxyContin, has died at age 97. Company officials say Dr. Raymond Sackler, a Greenwich resident, died Monday after a brief illness. He’s survived by his wife, Beverly,...
BOSTON (AP) — They dove in, splashed around and blissfully floated in the murky river water. Intrepid swimmers got a once-a-year chance to beat the summer heat with a dip in the once-notorious dirty water of Boston’s Charles River on Tuesday. The annual “City Splash” is one of the few days the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced his intention Tuesday to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over a high-profile post amid ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Tall grass from a deluge of winter rains is fueling wildfires throughout the Western U.S., damaging more than a dozen homes in Nevada and forcing residents from communities on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park in California, authorities said Tuesday. Yosemite remains...
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore. The daring rescue in Long Island Sound was caught on video by his owner Mark Freeley. He tells WCBS-TV (http://cbsloc.al/2uyz1m7 ) that he was taking the English golden...
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — These buffalo have been roaming through a New Hampshire town. Police in Gilford spent Tuesday afternoon corralling a herd of buffalo that got loose from a local farm. They say on Facebook the buffalo are “scared and running.” They ask drivers not to approach the buffalo or...
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he threatened to pull a gun on a taco shop employee for giving him the wrong order. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (https://goo.gl/6FnvBv ) that Lex Norman Deines was arrested Sunday following a heated exchange with an...
Today is Wednesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2017. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 1961, TWA became the first airline to begin showing in-flight movies on a regular basis as it presented “By Love Possessed” to first-class passengers on a flight...

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