Top Headlines for U.S. News From the Associated Press


FDA warns against eating raw dough amid E. coli fears
30 Jun 2016 15:24

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some recalled flour....

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
By ANNA GRONEWOLD 30 Jun 2016 15:22

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Defenders of a former Army sergeant say he truly believed he was fighting the Taliban bomber who blew off his friend's limbs when he emptied 24 rounds from his 9 mm handgun at police and firefighters who were responding to a fire in his apartment....

At 150, KKK sees opportunities in US political trends
By JAY REEVES 30 Jun 2016 15:18

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence....

Military base near DC lifts lockdown except for clinic
By JESSICA GRESKO and ERIC TUCKER 30 Jun 2016 15:17

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) -- A military post near Washington said a lockdown was lifted Thursday except for a medical building where an active shooter was reported earlier in the day....

Man who helped cop subdue gunman is among 23 Carnegie heroes
30 Jun 2016 13:23

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced Thursday....

New York's FDR Library to mark 75th anniversary
30 Jun 2016 12:44

HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in New York is marking its 75th anniversary this week with a series of events....

Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities
By DAVE COLLINS 30 Jun 2016 12:04

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United States....

NYPD: Man stuffed bag of feces in woman's pants
30 Jun 2016 11:25

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police are looking for a man who stuffed a bag of feces down a woman's pants as she walked in Manhattan....

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park
By MATT VOLZ 30 Jun 2016 08:14

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said....

In New Mexico, New Deal legacy gets a second look
By MORGAN LEE 30 Jun 2016 07:02

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Amid the misery of the Great Depression, Rupert Lopez gratefully worked for $1 a day for the Civilian Conservation Corps, making adobe-block walls for a new regional National Park Service administration building in Santa Fe, New Mexico....

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