When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought
TULARE, Calif. (AP) -- Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard. It's his daily ritual now in a community built by refugees from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl. But only a trickle came out; then a drip, then nothing more....
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Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) -- On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police....
Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge
SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) -- The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their property....
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over security bills
TOKYO (AP) -- Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, holding up anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies to the beat of a drum....
Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country - ever in his life....
Police officer shot in chest, leg, listed in good condition
NORWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Philadelphia-area police officer is in good condition after being shot while answering an early morning call about a man believed to be suicidal....
Woman stabbed to death in western Pennsylvania apartment
NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a man was taken into custody after a woman was stabbed to death during an altercation at a western Pennsylvania apartment building....
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) -- When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party....
California couple charged in 2002 murder of Pennsylvania man
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A California man and woman have been charged with the killing and dismemberment of a northeastern Pennsylvania man more than 13 years ago....
Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard
GLENSHAW, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight, kept in a refrigerator and then buried in his yard....
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image....
Growing national security questions about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state are drowning out her message as a presidential candidate. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46-percent of likely U.S. voters believe Clinton should suspend her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination until all of the legal questions about her use of the private e-mail server are resolved.
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