BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a House vote granting authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels is an important step toward confronting the Islamic State group.
The Republican-controlled House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to authorize the program. A Senate vote is expected as early as Thursday.
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BURNHAM, Maine (AP) — Lincoln Logs, the popular toy created nearly a century ago by a son of famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is coming home to the U.S.A.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:
__ Danielle Bassett, 32, Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania physicist who applies mathematical approaches to analysis and modeling of brain connectivity.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Colorado boy stole his parents’ car, ran over an officer’s leg and rammed three patrol cars before being struck with a stun gun and arrested.
The officer was treated for ankle injuries and released after the pursuit in Grand Junction on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman’s press secretary has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor weapons charges, acknowledging that he accidentally carried an unloaded gun and ammunition into a federal office building in Washington.
Ryan Shucard entered the plea Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court.