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Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lakeAuthorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Monday, June 10, 2019 photo, Andrew Dunham harvests Hakurei turnips on his 80-acre organic farm, in Grinnell, Iowa. Like farmers throughout the Midwest, torrential spring rains turned Dunham's land into sticky muck that wouldn't let him plant crops this spring. But unlike other farmers, Dunham won't get a piece of a $16 billion aid package to offset his losses, and he can't fall back on federally subsidized crop insurance because Dunham grows herbs, flowers and dozens of vegetable varieties but not the region's dominant crops of corn and soybeans. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sightTorrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who grow specialty crops are largely on their own
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE- In this March 9, 2016, file photo, a bottle of maple syrup are displayed at the Merrifield Farm and Sugar Shack in Gorham, Maine. U.S. production of maple syrup increased slightly in 2019, even though the season was shorter than last year’s. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that the country produced 4.2 million gallons (16 million liters) of the pancake topper, up 1% from 2018. Leading producer Vermont made more than 2 million gallons, an increase over 2018. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
US maple syrup production up despite shorter seasonU.S. production of maple syrup increased slightly this year, even though the season was shorter than last year's
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Rights group: Pakistan shouldn't execute mentally ill manA rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with "clear symptoms of mental illness" scheduled to be hanged in two days
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this June 17, 2018, file photo, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who have been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas. Advocates were shocked to find an underage mom and her tiny, premature newborn daughter huddled in a Border Patrol facility this week in what they say was another example of the poor treatment immigrant families receive after crossing the border. The mother is a Guatemalan teen who crossed the border without a parent and was held at a facility in McAllen, Texas. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File)
US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemieA U.S. Border Patrol facility in Texas is under new scrutiny after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby.
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Jan. 22, 2017, photo, the Guam Catholic Pro-Life Committee holds its annual "Chain for Life" protest against abortion at the Guam International Trade Center intersection in Tamuning, Guam. The first female governor of Guam says she's concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives. (Frank San Nicolas/The Pacific Daily via AP)
Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctorsGroup protests Guam governor's plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires' outbreakTwo people who say they contracted Legionnaires' disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this May 30, 2019 photo provided by the Ross Township Fire Department firefighters assemble a tube around farmer Jay Butterfield during the process of rescuing him from a soybean bin on his farm in Ross Township, Ohio. He became buried up to his neck while trying to break up clumps of soybeans in the bin.  (Ross Township Fire Department via AP)
'Like quicksand': Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapmentOhio farmer Jay Butterfield survived a harrowing afternoon recently after being buried up to his neck inside a soybean bin
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rita Rockett, left, and Jaime King attend the U.S. premiere of the documentary Film "5B" during the opening night of LA Pride Festival on Friday, June 7, 2019, in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Correction: US-Film-5B storyCorrection: US-Film-5B story
The Associated Press1 day ago
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