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Woman falls to death from zip line platform at Delaware park

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:53am

Delaware State Police investigators were trying to determine Thursday how a woman fell 35 feet to her death from a zip line platform at a state park.

Warehouse gutted in fire near Las Vegas Strip

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

A fire official says it'll take time to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a large commercial warehouse overnight just west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

Wolf advocates are outraged that the state is preparing for the second time to exterminate a wolf pack for preying on livestock in northeastern Washington.

Report: 70 Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:50am

Police near Georgia's coast are investigating a report that 70 Confederate flags were stolen from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.

Defense says death penalty sought for financial reasons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

A northern Idaho public defender says prosecutors are only seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a police officer because of financial reasons.

The Latest: California's newest wildfire forces evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

Exhibition: 100 years of AP presidential campaign photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia's Longwood University this fall.

National Park Service creates 'living emblem' in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:40am

More than 1,000 people using brown, green and white umbrellas have created a giant living version of the National Park Service emblem to celebrate the agency's 100th anniversary.

The Latest: Complaint details slaying of New Mexico girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local):

Fire and ice hinder travel into Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Both fire and ice are hindering travel into Yellowstone National Park on the National Park Service's centennial anniversary.

Detroit Medical Center stung by problems with unclean tools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Detroit Medical Center admits that unclean surgical tools have caused problems and sometimes forced doctors to delay procedures, including heart surgery on a 7-month-old girl.

Portland schools expanding music options for bus drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:30am

Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.

Certificate of need approved for Gray addiction clinic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:20am

State officials have approved East Tennessee State University and Mountain States Health Alliance's application for a methadone clinic in Gray.

8 slightly hurt in school bus, car wreck near Fort Worth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:20am

Authorities say six students and two drivers have been slightly hurt after a car rear-ended a school bus on its morning route near Fort Worth.

Remains found in Utah could be hiker missing since 2011

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:20am

Utah authorities believe they have found the remains of an Australian hiker who went missing more than five years ago in a rugged mountain wilderness area.

Chicago judge finds terrorism suspect unfit to go to trial

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:12am

A federal judge has ruled a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect mentally unfit to stand trial on charges he placed what he believed to be a bomb outside a bar.

Judge: New York ex-Assembly Speaker remains free for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:11am

A judge says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free until at least late October while he appeals his conviction and 12-year prison sentence.

North Las Vegas municipal judge loses job in misconduct case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:10am

The first female North Las Vegas judge in city history has lost her job after admitting she engaged in professional misconduct.

University accreditation group completes North Dakota review

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:50am

North Dakota higher education officials say a group that handles accreditation for colleges and universities has completed a review that began three years ago.