New York City Fire Department vehicles sit on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. The department says the fire started around 7 a.m. Monday in the heating and air conditioning system of the building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 08, 2018 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system injured two people and caused smoke to billow from the roof, the Fire Department of New York said Monday. The fire started around 7 a.m. at the Manhattan building that contains President Donald Trump's home and business...
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Michael Labingo wraps himself in blankets as the Star of Hope's Love in Action van delivers blankets and supplies to the homeless as temperatures hover in the 30s Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 in Houston. Plunging overnight temperatures in Texas brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, and accidents racked up on icy roads across the state. In the central Texas city of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 11:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures gripped much of the nation on Tuesday, testing the mettle of even winter-wise northerners and delivering a shock to those accustomed to far milder weather in the South. The cold has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths, prompted officials to open...
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Steam rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor during some of the coldest temps of the year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. The St. Clair is a self-unloader built in 1976 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and is 770 feet long and has 26 hatches that open into 5 cargo holds, providing a load capacity of 45,000 tons. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
January 01, 2018 - 4:27 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year's celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories...
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Joe Scharpf cross country skis on a trail after a fresh snowfall in the south chagrin reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Moreland Hills, Ohio. Scharpf said he will ski about 6 miles on the trail. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
December 28, 2017 - 2:22 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their dollars aren't going to go as far this winter because of rising energy costs. Forecasters warned people to be wary of hypothermia and...
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Cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 18, 2017 - 9:22 pm
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Amtrak train derailment in Washington state (all times local): 6:18 p.m. Amtrak's president says positive train control — the technology that can slow or stop a speeding train — wasn't in use on the stretch of track in Washington state where a deadly derailment...
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December 12, 2017 - 3:30 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say three former employees at an Alabama nursing home have been convicted. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a statement Monday that Sandra Michele Curry, Kacey Minerva Allen and Shawna Rogers pleaded guilty to attempted elder abuse. Curry and Allen...
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This Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 photo shows tablets of ibuprofen in New York. A study released on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 found that over-the-counter pills worked as well as opioids at reducing severe pain for emergency room patients with broken bones and sprains. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
November 07, 2017 - 11:31 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter pills instead? A new study tested that approach on patients with broken bones and sprains and found pain relievers sold as Tylenol and Motrin...
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October 29, 2017 - 11:08 am
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Six people are recovering from injuries treated at hospitals and more needed first aid after a pickup truck hit a vehicle carrying people on a nighttime hay ride in South Carolina. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported the crash happened at an intersection in Ridgeland,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) walks off the field at the half during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. Garrett has been placed in concussion protocol. The top pick in this year’s NFL draft reported to the team’s facility on Wednesday with concussion-like symptoms. It’s unlikely he’ll play in Sunday’s game at London. Garrett has four sacks in three games. He missed the season’s first four games with a sprained ankle. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
October 25, 2017 - 6:12 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett might be limited to sightseeing at Big Ben or Buckingham Palace this weekend. Cleveland's dazzling rookie defensive end could miss Sunday's game in London against the Minnesota Vikings after being placed in concussion protocol. The top overall pick in this year's...
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October 23, 2017 - 5:23 pm
ASHBURNHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has mistaken a coyote for his neighbor's dog and has been bitten several times. Police say the man was bitten on Sunday evening in Ashburnham and they're advising people to stay away from coyotes, foxes and unfamiliar dogs. Police say the man was in his...
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