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MIAMI (AP) — The mayor is an immigrant, and more than half its residents are foreign born. But unlike many cities with large numbers of immigrants, there's no sanctuary for people living illegally in Miami-Dade County, Florida. A recent decision by Mayor Carlos Gimenez requires...
Is replacing a severely disfigured person's face with one from a dead donor ready to be called regular care, something insurers should cover? Mayo Clinic has raised that question by doing the first U.S. face transplant that's not part of research. Faces, hands, wombs and even a...
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one that had belonged to another man. His father and his brother, joined by several...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn's widow says she misses her husband "terribly" and was touched by the outpouring of love and support when he died two months ago. Annie Glenn turns 97 on Friday. On Thursday, she made her first public appearance since her husband's memorial...
HAMPTON CORNERS, N.Y. (AP) — Deep below upstate New York's farm country, workers in ghostly tunnels are praying for snow. Fiercer winters mean better business, longer hours and fatter paychecks at what's billed as the nation's most productive salt mine, which ships trainloads of...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to start running out of the custom-made Cross pens he uses to sign executive orders. "I think we're going to need some more pens, by the way," he said on Inauguration Day four weeks ago. Trump was handing...
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A sports doctor who treated female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through USA Gymnastics faces a key hearing Friday to determine if he will go to trial on sexual assault charges. The allegations do not involve an athlete; Dr. Larry Nassar is...
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Pope Francis said that "no people is criminal and no religion is terrorist" in a welcome letter read aloud at a conference on economic inequality that opened Thursday in the small farming city in California. The gathering of Catholic clergy and activists...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new leader of Newark's more than 1 million Catholics carried a strong message against President Donald Trump's immigration order as he joined the state's lobbyists on their annual schmooze-fest in Washington. Newark Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Tobin was one...