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Cards' Baker evaluated for concussion following collision

Jan. 17, 2022 23:11 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker is being evaluated for a concussion after he appeared to briefly lose consciousness in a helmet-to-helmet collision Monday night late in the third quarter of a playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. Cardinals...

Fire at Kuwait refinery kills 2 and critically injures 5

Jan. 14, 2022 07:10 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire erupted in Kuwait during maintenance work at a major oil refinery on Friday, killing two workers and critically injuring five others, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company said. This is the second fire to erupt at the Mina al-Ahmadi oil...

Police officer dies after 13-year in coma from on-duty crash

Jan. 12, 2022 21:34 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer who spent 13 years in a coma following an on-duty collision with another officer’s vehicle has died. Officer Diane Gonzalez, 60, suffered a traumatic brain injury and succumbed to her injuries Monday, the New Haven Police...

Cold kills 22 stuck in cars in heavy snow at Pakistan resort

Jan. 08, 2022 14:45 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — At least 22 people, including 10 children, died in a popular mountain resort town in Pakistan after being stuck in their vehicles overnight during a heavy snowstorm as temperatures plummeted, officials said Saturday. Most of the victims died of hypothermia,...

US had 5 rabies deaths last year, highest total in a decade

Jan. 06, 2022 14:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five Americans died of rabies last year — the largest number in a decade — and health officials said Thursday that some of the people didn't realize they had been infected or refused life-saving shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a...

'We were trapped': Trauma of Jan. 6 lingers for lawmakers

Jan. 05, 2022 08:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long after most other lawmakers had been rushed to safety, they were on the hard marble floor, ducking for cover. Trapped in the gallery of the House, occupying balcony seats off-limits to the public because of COVID-19, roughly three dozen House Democrats were...

Three injured from 'warming fires' in Portland, Oregon

Jan. 03, 2022 14:17 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least three unsheltered people attempting to stay warm during last week's frigid weather were injured from fires in Portland, Oregon. Ahead of below freezing temperatures and snow, which began Dec. 25, forecasters and state officials warned the winter...

As COVID fueled the drug crisis, Native Americans hit worst

Dec. 23, 2021 11:51 AM EST

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — The medicine man told her she should soon give her son back to the earth. Rachel Taylor kissed her fingertips and pressed them to the crow sewn onto a leather bag nestled on the couch in the living room. “Oh, my baby,” she whispered, and hugged the...

Maine trooper carries missing elderly man out of ditch

Dec. 23, 2021 09:32 AM EST

VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) — A Maine state trooper has come to the aid of an elderly man with Alzheimer's disease who had wandered away from his home during a storm and ended up in a ditch. Troopers got their missing person report from a home in Vassalboro at about 5 a.m. Wednesday....

Police: No 'obvious trauma' in deaths of 7 Minnesota people

Dec. 20, 2021 19:17 PM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Wreaths for each of the seven people whose bodies were discovered inside a Minnesota home over the weekend were left outside the residence Monday, where friends and relatives wept in below-freezing weather and wondered what happened to their loved ones. ...