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NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality. "This weekend is a time for us all to reflect on the importance of tolerance and the importance of bravery and kindness, (and) the importance of us...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends. The 38-year-old black officer was off...
SEATTLE (AP) — Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles. Friends and family members say the 30-year-old pregnant woman shot and killed by police this week was so much more than authorities' account of an...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved. The concert was held in lieu of a traditional funeral for Kurt W. Cochran, 54, his...
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested on suspicion of killing his 5-year-old son, who has been missing for two months, says his client is innocent. Robert Nardoni said Saturday that 35-year-old Aramazd Andressian Sr. is adamant that he never harmed his child...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail have been detouring California's high Sierra in droves this year because of persistent snow and raging creeks. Several hikers have had close-calls while attempting to cover the 2,650-mile (4,265-kilometer) scenic trail running...
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially said. Twenty-four...
SEATTLE (AP) — Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles. Friends and family members say the 30-year-old pregnant woman shot and killed by police this week was so much more than authorities' account of an...