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Tornado confirmed in S. Indiana

DOGWOOD, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a second tornado struck southern Indiana this week. It says the EF-1 twister with estimated...

Man who attacked police station gets 195 years

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman sentenced to 195 years in prison for an attack on a police station apologized...

Conservation practice could reduce nitrogen pollution in Gulf of Mexico

By LAUREN QUINN University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. – Every summer, a “dead zone” forms in the Gulf of Mexico. Plumes of oxygen-robbing algae, fed by...

Sidney Crosby, Henrik Lundqvist lead Metropolitan to All-Star win

By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby had two goals and three assists, and Henrik Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout...

Venezuela opposition leader to police: Leave family alone

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition leader challenging Nicolas Maduro’s claim to the presidency warned officers from a feared state security unit Thursday...

Trump will sign border deal, will also declare emergency

By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved...

Police: 5 hurt in Indiana church bus crash; driver arrested

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an 82-year-old church bus driver is charged with driving while intoxicated after five people were injured...

Back to the wall

Back to the wall Trump’s budget sets up another border battle By LISA MASCARO

Union: Pellets hit teachers during active-shooter drill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s largest teachers union says teachers at an elementary school were shot with plastic pellets during active-shooter training.

Huffman, 12 other parents to plead guilty in college scheme

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and a...