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BRIGHAM CITY, Utah — Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog — the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks. But attitudes have softened considerably.
DETROIT — General Motors' executives and government regulators will soon have to explain to Congress why it took years to recall 1.6 million compact cars with a known defect linked to 13 deaths. And the Justice Department is investigating whether GM broke any laws with its slow response, according to a person briefed on the matter.
NEW YORK — Zach Galifianakis brought the ferns, and President Barack Obama opened a new avenue of presidential communication.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. — The search is on for a woman suspected of biting another woman's finger amid a dispute over a parking spot at a southern New Jersey mall.
LOS ANGELES — California is trying to do something unusual in this age of rapidly evolving technology — get ahead of a big new development before it goes public.
DECATURVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of kidnapping and killing 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo, whose highly publicized disappearance happened almost three years ago.
This quick coffee-rubbed steak with sauteed garlic potatoes is simple enough for a midweek dinner. Chili powder adds a little kick while the paprika gives a smoky flavor.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota high school wrestler won over the crowd with a hug that came away from the mat — and after a loss.
PITTSBURGH — A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital, saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency.