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  • Police find nearly 300 bunnies hopping in California home

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento animal shelter is seeking supplies and cash donations to care for nearly 300 rabbits taken from a single property. KTXL-TV reports the bunnies are of varying ages and not available for adoption because they are part of an investigation. Folsom Police Department Det. Donald Rowberry says officers were responding […]
  • NTSB: Plane that crashed in Maryland was destroyed on impact

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A preliminary report on a fatal plane crash last month off coastal Maryland has determined the Cessna 172S was destroyed on impact after hitting the water. The report issued Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board noted other details leading up to the Feb. 28 crash off Assateague Island, but […]
  • Pipe bomb found in Delaware home of man charged in blast

    ELSMERE, Del. (AP) — Another pipe bomb has been removed from the home a Delaware man arrested last week for detonating a similar device outside a nearby home. Media outlets reported that family members cleaning the home of Mark Consiglio found the bomb Saturday and called police. Residents within a two-block radius were evacuated from about 5 […]
  • The Latest: Gowdy: Trump lawyer wrong to seek end to probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director, and the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee has strong words for John Dowd, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer: “If you have an innocent […]
  • Fire at exploded Texas chemical plant being allowed to burn

    CRESSON, Texas (AP) — A fire at a Texas chemical plant following an explosion last week is being allowed to burn itself out before authorities search for a missing worker who’s presumed dead. Cresson Mayor and Assistant Fire Chief Bob Cornett said Sunday that conditions at the 15,000-square-foot (1,400-square-meter) Tri-Chem Industries plant are “just too […]
  • Colorado firefighters pluck baby foxes from storm drain

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters in Colorado plucked eight animals they thought were puppies from a storm drain, only to find out later they were young red foxes. Video of the would-be rescue showed a Colorado Springs firefighter lifting the squirming foxes one by one from the storm drain and placing them on a […]
  • Interior secretary defends Japanese comment to congresswoman

    SASABE, Ariz. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is defending his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent. The Arizona Republic reported Sunday that Zinke was asked about his use of the word “konnichiwa” while touring the U.S-Mexico border in Arizona on Saturday. Zinke told reporters: […]
  • Young John Glenn’s pillowcase featured planets, stars

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When future astronaut John Glenn nestled in his bed, it may not have been sugar plums that danced in his head, but celestial bodies. A recently discovered child’s pillowcase that belonged to the late U.S. senator and space hero depicts revolving planets, stars and a view to outer space. At the […]
  • California to get first female and first LGBT Senate leader

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate’s top job. A former Assembly speaker, Atkins is taking over the post of Senate president pro tem from fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon as the chamber gears up […]
  • Prospects dim for congestion tolls in New York City

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The prospects for are worsening for the latest proposal to impose new tolls on motorists entering the busiest parts of Manhattan as skeptical lawmakers balk at the plan. Earlier this year, a state panel had recommended tolls of up to $11 or more as a way to reduce gridlock while raising […]
  • Police: 2 men fatally stabbed in Salvation Army apartment

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Two men were fatally stabbed at a Salvation Army apartment building in Minnesota, and police arrested a suspect who tried to leave through a rear stairway. The stabbings were reported around 7:15 p.m. Saturday at Castleview Apartments in Rochester, a 32-unit building that provides shelter for the homeless, disabled, those in […]
  • Winning $457 million Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — If you bought a Powerball ticket in Pennsylvania for Saturday’s drawing, you may be holding a piece of paper worth $457 million. Powerball officials say a single winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania that matches all of the winning numbers: 22-57-59-60-66 and Powerball 7. The jackpot from Saturday’s drawing is […]
  • Trump elevates simmering Mueller, McCabe grievances to boil

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday questioned the impartiality of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and raised doubts about whether a fired top FBI official kept personal memos outlining his interactions with Trump. Trump, in a series of tweets, elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against Mueller, whose team is examining Trump […]
  • Facebook’s recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has a problem it just can’t kick: People keep exploiting it in ways that could sway elections, and in the worst cases even undermine democracy. News reports that Facebook let the Trump-affiliated data mining firm Cambridge Analytica abscond with data from tens of millions of users mark the third […]
  • Boston celebrates boisterous 117th St. Patrick’s Day parade

    BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of people dressed in green swarmed the streets of Boston on Sunday to see the 117th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade route was shortened this year due to last week’s nor’easter, The Boston Globe reported. The snow did not diminish the turnout or dim the enthusiasm of the paradegoers […]