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‘It looked like Armageddon:’ Deadly gas blasts destroy homes

By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A series of gas explosions an official described as “Armageddon” killed a teenager, injured at least 10...

Karen Pence wants to help ease burden for military spouses

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Being married to the vice president has its privileges. “Now people take my phone calls,” Karen Pence told The...

Cardinal meeting with pope accused of ignoring abuse

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — As U.S. Catholic leaders head to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis about a growing church abuse...

High-ranking state official hurt in crash

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of the top-ranking Republicans in the Indiana Statehouse was seriously injured Wednesday morning in a motorcycle accident in northern Michigan....

Man convicted in confinement, nail gun attack case

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man accused of holding three people against their will and attacking one of them with a nail...

What’s going on in Cuba?

Officials to to meet in Havana to discuss ‘mystery health attacks’ By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Cuban officials will meet later today...

Campaign on to curb teen vaping

U.S. health experts weighing option of banning flavored products By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising...

5 slain in Southern California

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a Kern County sheriff’s deputy...

Southeast braces for potentially deadly Florence

By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Time is running short to flee Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm zeroing in on...

China’s shift to cleaner trash hurts recycling across the nation

By TED BOOKER South Bend Tribune Stricter quality standards for recycled paper accepted by China have caused an industry shake-up across the country that has also...