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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police shot and killed a man they say was firing a handgun as he walked outside. After arriving at the scene of the shooting, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo urged calm as news spread that the man who was shot was...
CHICAGO (AP) — A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's book award over concerns with how the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks and Native Americans. The Association for Library Service...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rainbow flags and parade floats are the order of the day in New York City and in cities around the world in celebration of gay pride. Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march, along with transgender...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were...
SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Along a stretch of white, sandy shoreline in Florida's Panhandle, a simple question has led to profanity-laden arguments, private security guards and calls to law enforcement: Who owns the beach? In one coastal county, a new state law is set to...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a year after North Carolina undid its "bathroom bill," a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it. A federal judge on Monday will hear arguments from transgender advocates who claim in a lawsuit that the replacement law still...
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Colored bulbs cast an eerie blue glow in the restroom of a convenience store where people who inject heroin and other drugs have been seeking the relative privacy of the stalls to shoot up. The blue lights are meant to discourage people from using drugs...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before being found dead in the aftermath of a two-hour confrontation. Police Chief David Nisleit tells the San...
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma. The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka...