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Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

May 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line,... more »»

Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US

May 22, 2015

DENVER (AP) — They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. more »»

Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry

May 22, 2015

When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New... more »»

DC authorities: Ex-con had help in slaying of rich family

May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one person likely was involved in the slayings of four people who were held captive inside a Washington, D.C. more »»

California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers

May 22, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. more »»

Long lines likely for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King

May 22, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans in Las Vegas are expected to line up for hours to view the body of blues legend B.B. King, and later to celebrate his legacy at a musical tribute organized by his daughter. more »»

Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

May 22, 2015

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of time. more »»

Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths

May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities believe more than one person is responsible for slayings of four people inside the mansion of a wealthy Washington family. more »»

Father of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms

May 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by a troubled man with a gu. more »»

7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure

May 22, 2015

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert — he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their family. more »»

Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

May 22, 2015

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before hi. more »»

VA must find millions to finish troubled Denver hospital

May 22, 2015

DENVER (AP) — Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project. more »»

Winds, choppy seas slow cleanup of California oil spill

May 22, 2015

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Weather has slowed cleanup efforts at the site of an oil spill that fouled a California shoreline. more »»

Grand jury indicts 6 officers in death of Freddie Gray

May 22, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — A grand jury's decision to indict all six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries suffered in police custody, allows the state's attorney to press... more »»


Lights, Camera, Take Action on MS Event June 13, 2015

As part of a national program called “Lights, Camera, Take Action on MS,” Madeleine Stowe is coming to Pittsburgh to host an event for people living with MS and their families. more »

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