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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode. Felicia Nevins sought the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office’s help after she forgot to remove a rubber...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The principal of an Oklahoma high school apologized after its yearbook featured a quotation attributed to Adolf Hitler. Students at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School in Oklahoma City discovered the quote when they got the books earlier this month. Graduating seniors...
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently inadvertently donated more than 100 grams of marijuana when they dropped off some used children’s clothes at a suburban Minneapolis shop. The Maplewood Police Department posted a photo on Facebook of the surprise donation to the Once Upon a Child store...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A humpback whale swam into a Southern California harbor and got stuck there, drawing spectators and news helicopters as boat crews try to guide it out to the open water. Ventura Harbor Patrol officials say the whale was spotted Saturday afternoon and has been swimming back...
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — Police say a contractor is recovering after falling four stories while working at a Massachusetts college. Police say the man was working on a shaft at Elms College in Chicopee on Monday when he fell through a hole, ending up in a bathroom four stories below. Chicopee...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it’s time they learn. Sepsis is the body’s out-of-control reaction to an infection. By the time patients realize they’re in trouble,...
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) — An enclave of former summer bungalows, where Nazi sympathizers once proudly marched near streets named for Adolf Hitler and other Third Reich figures, is being forced to end policies that limited ownership to people of German descent. The German American Settlement League,...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers’ camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled “...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden gave assurances Sunday that the country’s current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that “churned up some of the ugliest realities” of society will be temporary. Biden told graduating seniors at Colby College to resist the...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is criticizing a Trump administration proposal to cut federal programs aimed at limiting children’s exposure to lead paint. The Democrat this week wrote a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt expressing his...

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