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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court reinstated California's ban on foie gras Friday, finding that a state law preventing sales of the luxury liver pate made by force-feeding ducks and geese was not pre-empted by the federal government's authority to regulate poultry...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black man in St. Louis (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A Democratic state lawmaker from St. Louis has joined protesters after a white police officer was acquitted in the death of a...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer of murder in the 2011 killing of a black drug suspect, sparking street demonstrations that put protesters face-to-face with police in riot gear. Judge Timothy Wilson found the former officer, Jason...
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, tear-covered face contorted in anguish. The skeleton-thin 58-year-old with long, stringy gray hair sat under an old gas station awning...
DETROIT (AP) — Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan, where a venture capitalist won the last two governor's elections and a real estate baron carried the presidential vote. Now Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is putting that affinity for newcomers to the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Inmate No. 87850-053 has no internet. That could be the least of the inconveniences ahead for "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli, whose online rantings about Hillary Clinton prompted a judge this week to revoke his bail and put him in the Metropolitan Detention Center,...
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin girl accused of helping her friend stab their classmate nearly to death to please online horror character Slender Man was lonely, depressed and descended into "madness," her attorney said Friday as she pleaded with a jury to send the girl to a...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer Friday in the death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011. The acquittal of Jason Stockley in the death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith came amid concerns of...
HONOLULU (AP) — After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization. Their first order of business after subsisting on mostly freeze-dried and canned...