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Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

AP Photo/JOHN BAZEMORE MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) -- As...

Vice president wants US businesses trailblazing into space

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into...

Students across US stage walkouts to protest gun violence

AP Photo/Evan VucciStudents at high schools across the U.S. are staging walkouts to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's deadly...
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Illinois man jailed for decades found not guilty at retrial

  WHEATON, Ill. (AP) -- A suburban Chicago man who spent 22 years behind bars on charges of arson and murder in his mother-in-law's death...

Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest flooding

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) -- Crews used boats to...

Neurologist who admitted groping patients charged in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) -- A neurologist who admitted...

US panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

AP Photo/Chris Gardner NEW YORK (AP) -- A...

Much-touted MS-13 sweep keeps even most basic details secret

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) -- It...

Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight

CHICAGO (AP) -- An Illinois woman with a...

Overheard threat helps foil California school shooting plot

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) -- Officials said Wednesday that...

Billy Graham preached simple message, reached millions

AP Photo/JOHN BAZEMOREThe Rev. Billy Graham was anxious about his 1954 appearance at the London School of Economics. The school was left-leaning and...

Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

AP Photo/Gerald HerbertMany students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates. Some of them...

International reaction to the death of Billy Graham

AP Photo/Gerry BroomeInternational reaction to the death of the Rev. Billy Graham on Wednesday: --- "Tirelessly spreading a message of fellowship and hope,...

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

AP Photo/HENNY RAY ABRAMS MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) --...

Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

AP Photo/HENNY RAY ABRAMS MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) --...

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A 15-year-old student who...

Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- In...

Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) --...

After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

AP Photo/Wilson Ring MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Last...

After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

AP Photo/Wilson Ring MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Last...

Rhode Island marks 15 years since 100 killed in club fire

AP Photo/Steven Senne WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) --...

Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officers

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta WASHINGTON (AP) -- A...

Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An advocacy group is suing...

Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A...

False story claims Trump forged physical checkup results

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump did not...

7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say a seventh-grader...

Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Opponents of the proposed...

School shooting videos could scar kids _ or galvanize them

AP Photo/Brynn Anderson PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- When...

Man charged with killing wife who disappeared at sea

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A man who...

New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

AP Photo/Isaac Brekken LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The...

Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp

AP Photo/Amy Taxin ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities...

Florida school shooting unfolded instantly on social media

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- When...

Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers on a House...

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate crime killing

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) -- A 63-year-old Oklahoma man...

Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

CHICAGO (AP) -- A precision nutrition approach to...

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules...

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

AP Photo/Dake Kang PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Marine...

New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

AP Photo/Isaac Brekken LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The...

Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Chris...

Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

AP Photo/Susan Haigh HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- With...

Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A...

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Each...
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Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell

  YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- Researchers say they're working to use DNA to identify whether a human bone recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck belongs...

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) -- A U.S. Postal Service worker...

NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist of 12-year-old

NEW YORK (AP) -- The 12-year-old girl was...

Native images in exhibit questions how America is defined

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Bold....

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) --...

Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting."The concept...

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

NEW YORK (AP) -- When the U.S. government...

APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Consumers Energy will...

NYC rape case prompts calls to close police sex loophole

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The case of two...

Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) -- For...

High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

AP Photo/Jim Mone WASHINGTON (AP) -- A "Make...

Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

AP Photo/Scott Smith BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A...

The Latest: Trump spends President's Day at his golf club

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ...

For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The evidence against...

ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

AP Photo/Allen G. Breed PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) --...

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) --...

Florida lawmakers struggle with how to respond to shooting

Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.

Anger bubbles over at funerals for Florida shooting victims

As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack on a South Florida high school where a gunman took the lives of 14 students, the athletic director, a coach and a geography teacher.

Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities - not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what they collectively have meant to black people.

Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence. It seemed as if the teens had stepped straight from the bullet-scarred school into the nation's gun debate.

Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

A termination agreement released Friday between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company bearing his name leaves him without any severance or compensation and prohibits his involvement in any competing gambling business for two years.

Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling resentment toward the State Department among agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of foreign adoptions.

The Latest: Charges don’t say election outcome was altered

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest...

Magazine obtains ex-playmate’s account of Trump affair

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta NEW YORK (AP) --...

6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shooting

AP Photo/Jason Dearen PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- It...

Innocent inmate says $2 million can’t make up for lost years

A former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and that even nearly $2 million in state compensation granted on Thursday can't make up for his lost time.

911 calls about Oregon climbing death reveal terror, heroism

The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood - a lot of it.

Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas.

McDonald’s slims down Happy Meal by banishing cheeseburgers

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis NEW YORK (AP) --...

Suspect’s ‘disturbing’ social media posts being dissected

AP Photo/Joel Auerbach PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- The...

Doctor: Hospital treating 16 shooting victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - 7:15 p.m. Doctors say 16 people wounded in a deadly shooting at a Florida high school are being treated at area hospitals. Dr....

Shooting at Florida high school; number of wounded unclear

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they're responding to a shooting at a Florida high school and the school has been locked down. The Broward...

Golfer Bill Haas escapes serious injury in fatal crash

AP Photo/Chris Carlson LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Professional...

Suspect injured, SUV stopped after shooting at NSA gate

FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) -- Police responded to...

Slain Chicago police commander was department veteran

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast CHICAGO (AP) -- The...

California teacher defends anti-military comments

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) --...

‘LOVE’ returns: Philadelphia park gets its sculpture back

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- "LOVE" will...

Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) --...

Judge to hear case of Powerball winner who wants anonymity

AP Photo/Steven Senne NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- Lawyers...

Police: Donald Trump Jr.’s wife exposed to white powder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say Donald Trump...

Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89

AP Photo/ED BAILEY MIAMI (AP) -- Vic Damone,...

Marijuana’s 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

AP Photo/Brennan Linsley CHICAGO (AP) -- Marijuana users'...

Utah billionaire Jon Huntsman remembered as kind, devoted

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) --...

Turnstile justice? Manhattan eases up on fare jumpers

Fare beaters who hopped over grimy subway turnstiles back in the early 1990s were the first targets of a policing strategy that went after the smallest offenses and was credited with helping to drive crime down to record lows.

Bengals cheerleader and husband launch golf cart transit

An entrepreneurial Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader and her husband have teed off on a new way of getting around the city's downtown: golf carts.

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear.

Even ‘safe’ bond investments falter as markets tumble

The stock market isn't the only thing dropping. Bonds, which are supposed to be the safe part of every investor's portfolio, have faltered, too.

Again? Yup. What to know about the overnight budget shutdown

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana WASHINGTON (AP) -- Again?...

Man accuses California #MeToo leader of sexual misconduct

California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women's Caucus and a leading figure in the state's anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker's office.

Turmoil embroils US Latino group amid leader’s Trump backing

The oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. is facing turmoil over its leader's initial support for President Donald Trump's immigration plan and it comes amid evolving membership that includes politically active immigrant students.

Champion swimmer accuses Olympic coach of underage sex abuse

A U.S. Olympic champion swimmer has accused a team coach of sexually abusing her starting when she was 16, the latest misconduct allegations against those charged with caring for young athletes.

Ohio governor delays killer’s execution over juror concerns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich...

Markets Right Now: Dow down 500 as stocks sink steadily

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) -- The...

US senator: Give me ‘five minutes’ with Larry Nassar

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen....

1 dead, 3 wounded after stabbing at Texas church service

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- One man has...

Maryland ending parental rights of rapists who impregnate

More than 10 years after supporters began pushing for it, Maryland's legislature has decided - with unanimous votes in the Senate and House - to enable impregnated rape victims to ask judges to end the parental rights of their rapists.

Court: Idaho nuclear waste documents won’t be made public

U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled.

Pelosi stages 8-hour speech to push for vote for ‘dreamers’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech Wednesday in an attempt to force a House vote on protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants - and to prove to an increasingly angry wing of progressives and activists that she has done all she could.

Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million

A biotech billionaire struck a $500 million deal Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, ending the paper's quarrelsome relationship with its Chicago-based corporate overseers and bringing it under local ownership for the first time in 18 years.

For 3rd time, General Motors seeks to avoid Takata recalls

For the third time in the past three years, General Motors has asked the U.S. government for permission to avoid recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

Trump accuser takes #MeToo message to voters in Ohio

Rachel Crooks' allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump have been dismissed by the president and his supporters, so she has a new approach to ensure her message is heard: She's running for office.

Los Angeles Times sold to local billionaire for $500 million

AP Photo/Reed Saxon LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A...

Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

AP Photo/Terry Renna CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) --...

SpaceX’s big new rocket blasts off, puts sports car in space

SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.

The Latest: SpaceX launches big new rocket; lands 2 boosters

SpaceX has hit a rocket straight out of the park on the first test flight of its big new rocket.

Immigrant suspected in NFL player’s death had been deported

An immigrant who was living illegally in Indiana when he was arrested in a drunken-driving crash that killed an NFL player had a history of misdemeanor convictions and arrests, including two previous instances of driving under the influence, authorities said Tuesday.

Girl Scouts lobby to relabel bridge named for segregationist

AP Photo/David Goldman ATLANTA (AP) -- Hundreds of...

The Latest: Feds: Apnea testing could have prevented crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the National...

Eagles Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises

AP Photo/Julio Cortez PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia officials...

Gymnastics doctor scandal goes beyond prison sentences

DETROIT (AP) -- Larry Nassar's final sentence for...

After closing record schools, Chicago’s new plan draws fury

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast CHICAGO (AP) -- Five...

Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia...
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Snow to rain then back to snow before ending late Sunday…

Expect an unsettled weather week as several storm systems will traverse our region giving us a chance of a mixture of rain and snow.

In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump’s words

President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-area stops focusing on the new tax overhaul - though some in a state with one of the nation's highest overdose rates would rather hear more about his plans for the drug crisis.
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Texas youth prison guards allegedly choked teen unconscious

A Texas youth prison guard asked a teenage inmate if he was "ready to go to sleep" as he and another guard choked him until he lost consciousness, according to prosecutors.

Judge temporarily halts deportation of Indonesian Christians

A federal judge has temporarily halted deportation proceedings against Indonesian Christians who are in the U.S. illegally but are seeking to gain legal status, including a man honored for his work helping to rebuild more than 200 homes after Superstorm Sandy.

State legislatures see flurry of activity on abortion bills

Republicans who control a majority of the nation's statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test the government's legal ability to restrict a woman's right to terminate pregnancy.

Paul Rudd honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Actor and screenwriter Paul Rudd picked up his 2018 Man of the Year award from the nation's oldest collegiate theatrical organization at Harvard University on Friday night.

Hawaii man says he’s devastated about sending missile alert

A former Hawaii state worker who sent a false missile alert last month said Friday that he's devastated for causing panic but was "100 percent sure" at the time that the attack was real.

Lands stripped from Utah monuments open to claims, leases

The window opened Friday for oil, gas, uranium and coal companies to make requests or stake claims to lands that were cut from two sprawling Utah national monuments by President Trump in December -but there doesn't appear to be a rush to seize the opportunities.

New twists in probe of Natalie Wood’s mysterious 1981 death

The mystery of the death of acclaimed actress Natalie Wood has endured for nearly four decades as the investigation has ebbed and flowed like the tides off a California island where her body was found floating on Thanksgiving weekend 1981.

Jon Huntsman Sr., Utah billionaire and philanthropist, dies

Utah billionaire and philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr., who overcame poverty to become one of the state's most successful and powerful people, died Friday at age 80.

2 wrongfully convicted immigrants face uncertain future

Freedom was short-lived for two Mexican immigrants recently released after nearly 20 years in an Illinois prison when a judge ruled their confessions in a gruesome double-murder case were likely coerced.

Calls for change grow amid capitol sexual misconduct claims

An Arizona lawmaker who repeatedly harassed women has become the first since the swell of the #MeToo movement to get kicked out of office by colleagues but likely will not be the last to face repercussions amid intensifying scrutiny of sexual misconduct in state legislatures.

Cancer from cellphones? New studies say no need to hang up

Two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but scientists and federal regulators say don't worry - it is safe to use your device. They still do.

Ammo dealer says Las Vegas gunman raised no suspicions

An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Friday that his one-time customer was well-dressed, polite and didn't raise suspicions that he was planning any crimes.

GOP releases classified memo on Russian investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee has released a memo based on classified information that alleges the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance...

Super Fan: 81-year-old has attended every Super Bowl

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty PORTLAND, Maine (AP) --...

Handlers: Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) --...

Trump explains support for oil drilling in Arctic refuge

President Donald Trump said Thursday he "really didn't care" about opening a portion of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling but insisted it be included in tax legislation at the urging of others.

Arizona House votes to kick out lawmaker over sex misconduct

The Arizona House voted Thursday to kick out a Republican Rep. Don Shooter for sexual misconduct, making him the first state lawmaker in the U.S. expelled since the #MeToo movement emerged last year.

California prosecutors dropping, reducing pot convictions

With pot now legal in California, prosecutors in San Francisco and San Diego are moving to erase thousands of marijuana convictions en masse, a step that could prove life-changing for some and could especially help minorities, who were more likely than whites to be arrested for such crimes.

The Latest: 1 victim is critical after LA school shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on a...

Top career US diplomat to step down in blow to State Dept

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top career U.S. diplomat announced Thursday he will step down, dealing a blow to the State Department as the Trump...

Doctors warn of heart risk from some breast cancer therapies

AP Photo/Gerry Broome Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number...

New Mexico bill would force students to apply to college

New Mexico's high school juniors would required to apply to at least one college or show they have committed to other post-high school plans as part of a new high school graduation requirement proposed by two state lawmakers that would be the first statewide push of its kind in the U.S.

Trump infrastructure plan seeks to shift burden to states

When President Donald Trump called for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment in his State of the Union address, he didn't pledge that the federal government actually would provide that much money for roads, bridges, rail and waterways.

Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed

CROZET, Va. (AP) -- A train carrying dozens...

BREAKING: KY congressmen on train involved in crash in Virginia

Four Kentucky congressmen were on board and Amtrak train that struck a truck Wednesday morning. They were not injured.

CDC director resigns over financial conflicts

AP Photo/David Tulis NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S....

Nassar to face another sentence, victims in return to court

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Larry...

Lunar Showstopper: 1st super blue blood moon in 35 years

AP Photo/Michael Probst CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) --...

Health care’s Three Amigos? The big names behind a new push

AP Photo/Uncredited NEW YORK (AP) -- Three guys...

A taxpayer-backed bank for pot money? Maybe in California

California officials announced Tuesday that they will take a detailed look at the possibility of creating a taxpayer-backed bank to handle what could be billions of dollars in revenue generated by the state's legal marijuana industry.

Hawaii worker who sent false alert had problems but kept job

Hawaii's emergency management leader has resigned and a state employee who sent an alert falsely warning of an incoming ballistic missile has been fired, officials said Tuesday, weeks after the mistake caused widespread panic.

Ex-Mississippi Gov. Barbour arrested with gun at airport

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint.

OJ Simpson avoids effort to chase down his memorabilia money

O.J. Simpson dodged an effort Tuesday to force him to turn over cash he pockets from signing autographs to satisfy a $70 million-plus civil judgment for the 1994 killings of the former football star's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.

The Latest: Yarmuth links his GOP challengers to Trump

Yarmuth to be challenged by Kentucky's Vickie Yates Brown Glisson in run for Congress.

Blue moon, supermoon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

AP Photo/Marco Ugarte CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) --...

US officials seek packaging fix for diarrhea-drug abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. health regulators want makers...
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Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire creating new health care company

SEATTLE (AP) -- Amazon, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway...

FBI deputy director leaving post ahead of planned retirement

WASHINGTON (AP) - FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this spring. McCabe has been a frequent...

Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

The Cleveland Indians getting rid of Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms.

Blue moon, super moon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

AP Photo/Marco Ugarte CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) --...

Gold treasure recovered from 1857 shipwreck to make debut

AP Photo/FILE SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- More...

Salt, the solution to winter’s dangers, threatens US waters

AP Photo/Bill Sikes CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- When roads turn into ice rinks, consider trying beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste...
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Lawyers say condemned killer early victim of opioid epidemic

Attorneys trying to stop the execution of a condemned Ohio killer in less than three weeks are drawing parallels between the state's opioid crisis and their client's drug abuse.

US Sen. Menendez trial reboot will see something old, new

The retrial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and fraud charges could be a Cliffs Notes version of the first trial, with prosecutors trimming some of the witnesses and evidence that may not have had an impact in Menendez I, which ended in a hung jury last fall.

Justice Ginsburg, nearing 85, signals she won’t retire soon

In different circumstances, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be on a valedictory tour in her final months on the Supreme Court. But in the era of Donald Trump, the 84-year-old Ginsburg is packing her schedule and sending signals she intends to keep her seat on the bench for years.

Notorious Russian mobster says he just wants to go home

New York's most notorious living Russian mobster just wants to go back to the motherland.

Officials say 95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

A suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said.

After California pot stockpiles go up in smoke, what’s next?

Like many pot shops in California, the Urbn Leaf in San Diego bulked up its inventory before legal sales began on Jan. 1, stockpiling enough marijuana to last for months because no one knew what the era of legal pot would bring.

New Mexico holds hundreds of inmates past their release date

Joleen Valencia resisted the temptation to count her days to freedom, knowing that tracking the time only worsened the anxiety of serving a two-year drug-trafficking sentence inside a New Mexico prison.

Jump in late mortgages after Harvey sparks foreclosure fears

As Jacob Lerma surveyed the skeletal beams of his suburban Houston home that was flooded during Hurricane Harvey, he kept muttering three words as he wondered if his family would ever be able to move back in: "I don't know."

Michigan St athletic director retires over Nassar sex abuse

Michigan State University’s athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school’s handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar.

Kin seeks Manson corpse to put ‘so-called monster’ to rest

The fight for the corpse of Charles Manson was thrown out of a Los Angeles court Friday, as another potential heir stepped into the case and the grandson of the cult leader made an emotional plea to a judge.

Flu widespread across US for third straight week

Sick with the flu? You've got a lot of company.

The Latest: Dantonio defends himself in brief statement

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio says he's always worked with the correct authorities in cases involving sexual assault allegations.

US trade court rules against Boeing in dispute with Canada

Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier.

AP News Guide: More fallout from ex-sports doctors scandal

Michigan State University athletic director Mark Hollis' retirement Friday is among the latest developments arising from the scandal surrounding former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Family of rancher killed in Oregon standoff sues US, police

The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S. lawsuit Friday that he was "deliberately executed by a preplanned government ambush."

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