- Police begin arresting pipeline protesters in North Dakota
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear on Thursday began arresting protesters who had set up a camp on private land to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
- Worth it? A faster transplant but a kidney with hepatitis C
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option — getting an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.
- Mom says noose leaves life-changing emotional scar on son
WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — A black 15-year-old in Mississippi shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, leaving no physical scars but perhaps a life-changing emotional wound, his mother said Thursday.
- Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states
WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory.
- NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze
NEW YORK (AP) — As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground.
- At retrial in 1979 case, the (ex) jury is in _ the audience
NEW YORK (AP) — They spent four emotionally draining, inconclusive months on jury duty in one of America's most notorious missing-child cases. But over a year after hitting a deadlock, some jurors now feel a duty not to let it go.
- Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8
PHILADELPHIA (AP) â Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve.
- US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India
WASHINGTON (AP) — It can be a frightening call to get — and it's a familiar one for many thousands of Americans.
- Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his apartment after a date this month was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting four other women since early 2015.
- Arkansas court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already cast, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan.