MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents have been displaced after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire, forcing their evacuation.
Most received urgent knocks at their doors between midnight and 6 a.m. Thursday by emergency workers who told them they should leave immediately. The fire was reported shortly before midnight Wednesday.
The damaged car carried liquid acrylonitrile, a flammable...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House prospects if the party's presidential contenders don't do more to condemn Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants.
Trump is refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.
Several other Republican presidential candidates have avoided the issue altogether. Those who have weighed in haven't been as aggressive as many Hispanic leaders...
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority forces arrested 100 Hamas members in the West Bank in the biggest raid of its kind in years.
It was the biggest mass arrest in one night since 2007 when Palestinians split after the Islamic militant group Hamas violently ousted forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas from Gaza, leaving him governing just parts of the West Bank.
Hamas spokesman Husam Badran said in a statement the arrests were meant to...
HOUSTON (AP) — Legal experts say the federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database.
No charges have been filed in the ongoing probe, which legal experts believe is several months old and has likely involved scouring Astros servers for any IP addresses that might lead back to the Cardinals organization.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is ending a run this weekend in Chicago that's gone on so long that one of the city's great repositories of dinosaur bones and other antiquities is displaying some of the band's artifacts.
The band is billing its final three shows of the short "Fare Thee Well" tour as its last under the Grateful Dead moniker.
The Dead is playing at Soldier Field — known for being the last place legendary guitarist Jerry Garcia played...
HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Veterans in South Dakota are vehemently pushing back against a plan from federal officials to close a historic hospital campus in a remote corner of the Black Hills and relocate its services to a bigger city.
Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs have proposed shuttering their Hot Springs campus at the historic Battle Mountain Sanitarium and transitioning their long-term care services to Rapid City.