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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When California lawmakers backed a landmark law that seeks to combat global warming, the key support came from a surprising group of legislators: Republicans. As the GOP nationally looks to roll back climate policies, a contingent of California...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Laughter can combat trauma. Spiritual cleansings could be used to fight an opioid addiction. Cactus extract may battle diabetes and obesity. These insights are from curanderismo — traditional indigenous healing from the American Southwest and Latin...
ATLANTA (AP) — A notorious jewel thief with an illicit career spanning six decades has been caught stealing again, but she wasn't after sparkly gems this time, police near Atlanta say. Doris Payne, 86, was arrested at a Walmart store around 5 p.m. Monday and charged with...
MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities said Tuesday. But how he came into contact with the powerful painkiller is a...
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors believe a 10-year-old boy who died at his home in a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood has become one of Florida's littlest victims of the opioid crisis. But it's unclear how he came in contact with fentanyl — a drug so potent that even accidental exposure...
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse is contesting the terms of a divorce from her mother. Appearing in court via video feed from his Pennsylvania prison cell, 55-year-old Gregory Graf said Monday that he never agreed to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An international robotics competition in Washington is in its final day Tuesday with teams of teenagers from more than 150 nations competing. The team getting the most attention at the FIRST Global Challenge is a squad of girls from Afghanistan who were twice...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say there's not enough evidence to pursue criminal civil rights charges against the Albuquerque police officers who were involved in the 2014 fatal shooting of a homeless man that spurred public protest. The U.S. Justice Department...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — In stories July 17 about arrests connected to four killings on Long Island, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled one suspect's last name. He is Omar Antonio Villalta, not Villata. A corrected version of the story is below: 3 men indicted in New York...