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Coast Guard: 46 people rescued from sinking boat off Alaska

Rachel D'Oro and Bob Seavey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10am

Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said.

The Latest: 46 people rescued from sinking vessel off Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:20pm

The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local):

Boston boy found dead after wandering away from summer camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:20pm

Police are trying to determine how an 8-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a city-run summer camp at a Boston beach and ended up dead, his body found five hours later in the water.

Coast Guard: Ships rescue 46 people who abandoned a fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:10pm

Coast Guard: Ships rescue 46 people who abandoned a fishing boat in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

Shaw University announces end to salary reduction program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:00pm

Shaw University says it is ending a three-year salary reduction program, citing cost-cutting measures and gains in corporate and private giving as the reason for the move.

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Stephen Collinson and MJ Lee, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:47pm

Democrats on Tuesday made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

Kasich to help kick off the Ohio State Fair, tour grounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:21pm

Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is joining state officials to help kick off the Ohio State Fair.

Ohio's education center for judges celebrates 40 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:21pm

The Ohio Supreme Court is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the state's continuing education program for judges.

Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:02pm

A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.

Prosthetic leg stolen from boy, 4, at California beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:50pm

A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.

The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:31pm

The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):

New cases of Legionnaires' disease found at veterans home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:01pm

Two new cases of Legionnaires' disease have turned up among residents of the Illinois Veterans Home in the Mississippi River city of Quincy.

The Latest: Voters turn against official over Braves stadium

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:51pm

The Latest on Georgia's runoff elections (all times local):

The Latest: Emergency declared on 2 California wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:21pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide

Walter Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11pm

Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, authorities said Tuesday.

Sushi restaurant worker among 93 Hawaii hepatitis A cases

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:50pm

A Hawaii outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including an infected sushi restaurant worker who might have exposed diners, the state's Department of Health said Tuesday.

Medical examiner: Firefighter who died had heart disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A medical examiner has determined that a New Hampshire firefighter who died in the line of duty passed away of natural causes due to heart disease.

Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter

Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe.

Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

Police arrested dozens of people Tuesday while trying to reopen the street in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul, where protesters have been demonstrating over the shooting death of a black man by a suburban police officer nearly three weeks ago.