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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators suspect the father of a 5-year-old California boy who has been missing for two months killed the child after a family outing at Disneyland in a plot to get back at his estranged wife during a bitter separation, Los Angeles County sheriff's...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA is conducting an "ongoing, pending investigation" into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president, the school's lawyers confirmed in a...
BOSTON (AP) — The co-founder of a pharmacy is set to be sentenced Monday in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more. Barry Cadden, 50, was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law but convicted...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum reached an agreement to have it moved. As part of the deal, the museum will pay for the removal...
BOSTON (AP) — Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over. Like thousands of others who studied at failed for-profit colleges, she was promised by the U.S. Education Department under President Barack Obama that her federal loans would be forgiven by now. But...
BOSTON (AP) — A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy, 37, was charged in the 2015 killing of Bella Bond, his...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized. The marker remembers black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped before being lynched in 1955. The slaying motivated civil rights activists when Till's mother had an open-casket funeral...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they're set to issue the crucial first rulings on Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to re-engineer California's water system with the $16 billion construction of giant water tunnels from the Sacramento River. The...