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NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say an officer is home recovering after being bitten by a pit bull. Norton police say the officer was investigating a report of a pit bull getting loose from a home and biting a neighbor on Monday. After the officer determined the neighbor’s wound was...
CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have recovered what appears to be the body of a 16-year-old girl who went missing after a late-night collision involving two personal watercrafts on a Massachusetts river. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says the body was recovered from the Merrimack...
SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Two people suffered minor injuries when a vintage aircraft crashed in northwestern Connecticut. Connecticut State Police say the single-engine plane crashed into a tree in Salisbury at about 5 p.m. Sunday. The plane’s two occupants were out of the aircraft and on the...
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone’s capital. Bodies were spread out on the floor of a morgue, Sinneh...
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — When it comes to chowing down on kale, Gideon Oji is once again the top dog, beating back a challenge from hot-dog-eating champ Joey Chestnut. Oji gulped down 22½ 16-ounce bowls of the leafy green vegetable in eight minutes during Sunday’s Kale Yeah! Competition at the Erie...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, greets U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. The top U.S. military officer told his counterparts in South Korea on Monday that the United States is ready to use the “full range” of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from any North Korean provocation. Bae Jae-man/Yonhap via AP
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the “full range” of its military capabilities in case of provocation. The comments by Marine Corps Gen. Joseph...
This Aug. 16, 2012, file photo shows flowers left by fans on the grave of Elvis Presley at Graceland, Presley's Memphis, Tenn., home. Friends and fans of late singer and actor Elvis Presley are descending on Memphis, Tennessee, for Elvis Week, the annual celebration of his life and career. It coincides with the 40th anniversary of the passing of Presley, who died on Aug. 16, 1977.  AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer Norbert Putnam was on vacation with his family in Hawaii...
Zendaya accepts the award for choice summer movie actress for "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the Teen Choice Awards at the Galen Center on Sunday in Los Angeles.  Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night’s ceremony to consider the world its young audience will inherit. Hashtags, surfboards and loud shrieks dominated the Teen Choice Awards, as usual, with YouTube star Jake Paul...
In this Sept. 21, 2016, file photo, parts of a containment building for the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station are shown near Jenkinsville, S.C., during a media tour of the facility. The July 31 suspension of the partly-completed V.C. Summer project near Columbia, S.C., leaves two nuclear reactors under construction in Georgia as the only ones being built in the U.S.  AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation’s electricity. Even though the nation’s 99...
This image released by Warner Bros Pictures shows Lulu Wilson in "Annabelle: Creation."  Warner Brothers Pictures via AP
NEW YORK (AP) — The “Conjuring” spinoff “Annabelle: Creation” scared up an estimated $35 million in North American theaters over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging August box office a shot in the arm. The opening came close to matching the film’s predecessor, “...

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