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In this Dec. 9, 2016, photo, Zaine Pulliam, center, stands by family friend Jewels Hudson, left, and his grandmother Madie Clark at his family home in South Charleston, W.Va. Zaine and his two sisters lost their parents to heroin overdoses. The family lives in a rural West Virginia area where drug overdoses are on the rise. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 10:51 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — When Belinda Crookshanks' son and daughter-in-law died of drug overdoses on the same day in April 2015 at age 35, her grief was compounded by a stark financial fact: Despite the family's limited resources, the state's indigent burial fund wasn't going to help pay to bury...
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Pedestrians walk down a closed portion of Piedmont Avenue near an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic got even worse Friday, the morning after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 01, 2017 - 10:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A man suspected of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta has a court appearance scheduled for Saturday. The Fulton County Sheriff's Office says Basil Eleby faces a felony charge of criminal damage to property in...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, composer John Williams poses on the red carpet at the 2016 AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to John Williams at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The composer of the music scores for “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones” and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8, 2017. Williams served as the ensemble’s conductor from 1980 to 1993 and is its conductor laureate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 01, 2017 - 9:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — The composer of the music scores for "Star Wars," ''Indiana Jones" and other iconic films is being honored by his former orchestra. The Boston Pops Orchestra is kicking off a series of performances devoted to the music of John Williams with concerts on April 7 and 8. Williams served...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking break to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Their reputations at risk, a coterie of President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the swirling debate about Trump and Russia are turning to a similar if unusual playbook: volunteering to testify to Congress, before even being asked. They are eager to come forward despite...
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This 2017 photo provided by the Wendy Carrillo For Congress Campaign shows Wendy Carrillo, one of several candidates for an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in a strongly Democratic district in Southern California. The outcome of the election Tuesday, April 4 election could be a hint at the direction of the party in the Trump era. (Rafael Cardenas/Wendy Carrillo For Congress Campaign via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 9:45 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crowded campaign for an open congressional seat in a strongly Democratic district in Southern California could provide a hint about the direction of the party in the age of Donald Trump. The race among nearly two dozen candidates for the vacant House seat in a district that...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Stephanie Seymour appears for a hearing at the Stamford Conn., Superior Court. A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Stamford Superior Court. (Douglas Healey/New York Post via AP, Pool)
April 01, 2017 - 9:35 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court. The case could be dismissed if she has...
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This 2017 photo provided by the Wendy Carrillo For Congress Campaign shows Wendy Carrillo, one of several candidates for an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in a strongly Democratic district in Southern California. The outcome of the election Tuesday, April 4 election could be a hint at the direction of the party in the Trump era. (Rafael Cardenas/Wendy Carrillo For Congress Campaign via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 9:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The campaign for an open House seat in a strongly Democratic district in Southern California could provide a hint about the direction of the party in the age of Donald Trump. Among leading candidates, the 34th Congressional District race looks like a continuation of last year's...
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In this March 31, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with the National Association of Manufacturers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Slim majorities of Americans favor independent investigations into Trump’s relationship with the Russian government and possible attempts by Russia to influence last year’s election according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 01, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A slim majority of Americans favor an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with the Russian government, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that showed public views about the controversy driving congressional...
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