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Published 20 minutes ago
Ala. storms overturn train cars, down trees
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Powerful storms overturned train cars in southeast Alabama, and downed trees and flooded roads in communities across the state.

Published 45 minutes ago
1 dead in small plane crash in Calif.
REDDING, Calif. — Sheriff’s officials say one person died when a small plane crashed into a field in Northern California.

Updated 1 hour ago
Hundreds in OKC mark 20 years since bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY — About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later.

Published 2 hours ago
N.Y. governor to visit Cuba
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Whether his trade mission generates anything more than headlines, however, remains to be seen.

Published 3 hours ago
Gyrocopter pilot frustrated message being missed
RUSKIN, Fla. — The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn’t getting through.

Updated 7 hours ago
Search is on for next tech hub
Seventy years ago, Detroit was the technology capital of the United States. Seventy years earlier, at the height of steel’s golden age, it was Pittsburgh. During both periods, Steve Case points out, the stretch of California running from San Jose to San Francisco — what we now know as Silicon Valley — was mostly farmland. It’s signature export wasn’t computer

Published 7 hours ago
3 injured in Del. university shooting
DOVER, Del. — Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.

Published 7 hours ago
Wildfire near S. Calif. dam threatens 300 homes
CORONA, Calif. — An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said.

Updated 20 hours ago
Some victims of Calif. explosion released
FRESNO, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene today of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff’s gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.

Updated 21 hours ago
Replica French ship sets sail for Boston
FOURAS, France — With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries is setting sail for Boston.

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