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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
The artist Christo says his plan to suspend nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River is in a "stand-still situation."
4 hrs ago | KFVS12
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has some advice for people taking their boats out in coming weeks, during summer's last days.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
The first-ever Fields Festival is three days of camping and music at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, beginning Friday.
Authorities say a body found high on a mountain in California's Kings Canyon National Park is that of a San Francisco Bay Area teacher who went missing while hiking.
A Tulsa man has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in a boating crash that killed two University of Arkansas students on Grand Lake.
The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.
It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.
The Obama administration detailed on Wednesday the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open... Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an ... (more)
A veteran Northern California rock climber died in a fall in Yosemite National Park, just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during another climb, authorities said.
Hunters in Alabama snared an alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds, the largest ever caught in a legal hunt in the state, conservation officials said.
A Santa Cruz man described as an experienced hiker failed to return home Sunday from a backpacking trip in the Sierra.
The 21-year-old suffered a broken pelvis, broken shoulder and spine injuries when a tree crashed on a tent where her family was staying at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort along Virginia's Eastern Shore on July 24. Her aunt, the aunt's husband and a 13-year-old cousin were killed.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:15 am
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