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OXFORD, N.C. (AP) — In politically divided North Carolina, weary voters are hoping elected officials can set aside differences and effectively govern after a bruising election and bitter fight over transgender restroom access. The Republican-controlled legislature is due back...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached an agreement to handle their divorce in a private forum and will work together to reunify their family, the actors announced in a joint statement Monday. Their statement released Monday night to The Associated...
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge in New York is set to decide how much prison time a Long Island man will serve for plotting to join al-Qaida in 2013. Justin Kaliebe (Cah-LEE-bee) is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday. Now 22, Kaliebe was a high school senior when he...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman has been exonerated of charges that she responded to "rape fantasy" ads on Craigslist in order to get men to attack her ex-boyfriend's new wife, prosecutors said Wednesday. They now say that it was the new wife who was trying...
ARNOLD, Calif. (AP) — Joyce Brown was 12 when her parents first took her to visit the "drive-thru tree," a giant sequoia in California famous for a car-sized hole carved into the base of its trunk. Brown thought she had entered a land of giants as she walked underneath and...
ARNOLD, Calif. (AP) — Joyce Brown was 12 years old when her parents first took her to visit the "drive-thru tree," a giant sequoia in California famous for a car-sized hole carved into the base of its trunk. Brown thought she had entered a land of giants as she walked underneath...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who managed to pull a handgun from his waistband and shoot himself in the head while handcuffed in the back of a police patrol car died of his wound Monday, one day after the shooting. An Austin police statement confirmed that 19-year-old Zachary...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks. "Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything," Jobs...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Five years ago, in a meeting room in Alaska, two dozen federal wildlife biologists joined other experts to begin formulating a recovery plan for polar bears because the animals' primary habitat, sea ice, was melting beneath their feet in summer. The...