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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Videotaped testimony in which media mogul Sumner Redstone says he doesn't want his longtime companion in his life anymore may be enough to end a mental competency trial, a judge said Friday. "Mr. Redstone's testimony was strong," Los Angeles County Superior...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man approached a school playground during recess and stabbed a 7-year-old girl Friday, leaving her seriously hurt, police said. Dayton police said Friday evening they were still searching for a suspect who ran from the World of Wonder school following the...
BOSTON (AP) — Students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won't be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017. The new policy, announced Friday by Harvard's first female president, also applies to other unofficial single-...
NEW YORK (AP) — A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink despite health warnings against consuming alcohol while expecting. Should the tavern serve her? It's against the law to refuse, under guidelines the city Human Rights Commission...
Andrew Kornfeld's red-eye flight to bring a prescription drug to Prince has been described by his attorney as a "lifesaving mission" to persuade the superstar to start treatment for addiction. Instead, the 26-year-old Californian found Prince collapsed in an elevator, perhaps...
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — For a classroom of elementary school students looking for inspiration before a big test this week, the writing wasn't on the wall. It was on their desks. A Woodbury teacher wrote inspirational messages directly on her students' desks Monday before they...
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Eulalio Tordil, an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A female polar bear cub born at Ohio's Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped photos with their cellphones and cameras. She was born in December to a 16-year-old bear named...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the three fatal shootings in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Documents show the woman police say was killed by her estranged husband outside a Maryland high school had previously told authorities he threatened to harm her if...