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Chicago girl, 8, killed after being struck by stray bullet

CHICAGO -- A gunman targeting someone else on Chicago's southwest side instead shot an 8-year-old girl in the head, killing her, police...

January 23, 2022 2:00 pm

Exchange Yellowstone 150 years FILE - Visitors are seen at Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. on May 1, 2021. Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly says officials want wants to use the park's 150th anniversary this year to recognize the many American Indian nations that lived in the area for thousands of years before the park was created. (AP Photo/Iris Samuels,File) (Iris Samuels
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Yellowstone visits hit record high in 2021, straining staff

A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites being available because...

January 23, 2022 1:30 pm

Schools-Overdose Antidote FILE - The overdose-reversal drug Narcan is displayed during training for employees of the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), Dec. 4, 2018, in Philadelphia. The death of a Connecticut seventh grader from an apparent fentanyl overdose has renewed calls for schools to carry the opioid antidote naloxone. The 13-year-old student in Hartford died Saturday after falling ill in school two days earlier. The school did not have naloxone, which is known by the brand name Narcan. But now city officials are vowing to put it in all schools. Fatal overdoses among young people in the U.S. have been increasing amid the opioid epidemic but remain relatively uncommon. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file) (Matt Rourke
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Youth's overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools

The death of a 13-year-old student who apparently overdosed on fentanyl at his Connecticut school has drawn renewed pleas for schools to...

January 23, 2022 12:30 pm

APTOPIX Hundred Monkeys Truck Crash Crates holding live monkeys are scattered across the westbound lanes of state Route 54 at the junction with Interstate 80 near Danville, Pa., Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, after a pickup pulling a trailer carrying the monkeys was hit by a dump truck. They were transporting 100 monkeys and several were on the loose at the time of the photo. (Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP) (Jimmy May
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All 100 lab monkeys accounted for after several escape Pa. crash

DANVILLE, Pa. -- The last of 100 escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of them was accounted for by late Saturday.

January 23, 2022 8:50 am

Sinema censured by Arizona Democrats

PHOENIX – Leaders of the Arizona Democratic Party voted Saturday to censure U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, citing “her failure to...

January 23, 2022 1:00 am