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Updated at 12:38 AM

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) " A man convicted of the 1992 rape and beating death of a woman received a lethal injection Thursday evening in Alabama's first execution in more than two years.

Updated at 12:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The federal government is investing more money this year to help local governments improve their water systems, and about $80 million will go to Michigan next week, President Barack Obama told the nation's mayors on Thursday.

Updated at 12:19 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " Mathematicians at the University of Central Missouri have discovered a record-setting prime number that's so large it would take about 6,000 pages of paper to print, the school announced Thursday.

Updated at 10:59 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " The Marine Corps says the 12 Marines who were in two helicopters that crashed off Hawaii are considered dead.

Updated at 10:57 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " The first of nine defendants in a massive U.S. Navy bribery case was sentenced to 27 months in prison Thursday for providing classified military information to a Malaysian defense contractor in exchange for an iPad, hotel stays,...

Updated at 10:55 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) " A regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency resigned Thursday in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and EPA chief Gina McCarthy issued an emergency order directing state and...

Updated at 10:54 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) " Competing in lacrosse, swimming and bowling in high school wasn't enough for Kathryn Smith.

Updated at 10:44 PM

DENVER (AP) " An effort to decriminalize polygamy by the family from the TV show "Sister Wives" reached its highest level of the legal system so far Thursday as federal appeals judges questioned a lawyer for Utah about whether the state needs to ban...

Updated at 10:39 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " A man suspected of burglarizing two Alaska businesses was delayed in his get-away by locking his keys in his car. A call to a cab company helped open the car but also led to his identification.

Updated at 10:37 PM

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Thursday there's nothing wrong with a little deal-making to get things done.

Updated at 10:26 PM

Jena Malone is expecting her first child.

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