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Winter already? Snow, deep freeze from Rockies to East Coast

Nov. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was poised to give way to record-breaking cold temperatures. In mid-Michigan, three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that the Eaton County sheriff's...

Climate protesters stage sit-in at Berlin's Tegel airport

Nov. 10, 2019 7:10 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of people, many dressed in penguin costumes, are staging a sit-in at Berlin's Tegel airport to protest against greenhouse gas emissions from air travel. About 50 members of the group Am Boden Bleiben — German for "stay grounded" — gathered Sunday in the airport's main...

Colorado ex-Gov. Hickenlooper's travel ethics probe released

Nov. 7, 2019 8:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A report from the Colorado Ethics commission released Thursday came to no conclusion about whether former governor and current U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper's use of private planes during his time in office violated state laws but detailed trips to Connecticut, Wyoming and elsewhere...

Air Force-New Mexico game postponed after player's death

Nov. 6, 2019 5:33 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The football game between Air Force and New Mexico scheduled for this weekend was postponed following the death of a Lobos defensive lineman. Air Force will travel to New Mexico on Nov. 23 instead, the Mountain West said Wednesday. New Mexico announced the death of 21-year-old...

Hot air balloons land hard, cause injuries in New Mexico

Oct. 7, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hot air balloon's gondola basket caught fire, utility equipment was damaged and several people needed medical treatment Monday after hard landings at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Two women — the pilot and a passenger — were each thrown from one...

Air Force, Navy meet in what could be high-scoring matchup

Oct. 4, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pair of high-powered offenses will meet when Air Force travels to Navy for the first leg of the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy on Saturday. The Midshipmen are looking for a measure of revenge after being routed by the Falcons 35-7 last year in Colorado Springs. "It's a big game for...

The Latest: Airbus warns US against tariff retaliation

Oct. 2, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the World Trade Organization's ruling over EU's Airbus subsidies (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Boeing competitor Airbus says the Trump administration would only hurt the United States if it slaps tariffs on the EU over its illegal financial support to the European aircraft...

The Latest: British PM questions Thomas Cook bosses' pay

Sep. 23, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook (all times local): 6 p.m. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says a "huge effort" is underway to bring home British tourists and passengers stranded by the sudden financial collapse of travel company Thomas Cook. He adds Monday that...

Kentucky governor faces pushback over use of state aircraft

Sep. 20, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor has run into turbulence over his use of taxpayer-owned aircraft, creating another distraction for a reelection campaign already dogged by feuds with teachers, struggles over state pensions and a legal fight with his lieutenant governor. Gov. Matt Bevin...

Kentucky scraps plan for distributing Real ID licenses

Sep. 18, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has backed off plans to have circuit court clerk's offices distribute new driver's licenses that comply with a federal travel law stemming from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Instead, the state Transportation Cabinet said Wednesday that it will work with Kentucky lawmakers...