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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked the posting of at least two fake street signs warning people of "easily startled" officers. The Star Tribune reports ( http://strib.mn/2tDmGh3 ) one sign was spotted in...
ATLANTA (AP) — The leader of the U.S. manufacturer of the panels outside a London apartment tower where at least 80 people died in a fire says his company quit selling them for high-rises because it can't control how they are installed. David Hess, interim CEO of Arconic Inc.,...
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to reverse a historic opening between the U.S. and Cuba is raising tensions in South Florida's exile enclave, where wealthy patrons and institutions have sought to unify Cubans on both sides through unprecedented art exhibits. Museums...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt...
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. Her case was...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? Her instructor says self-defense is not about...
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — She's a transgender woman and an experienced journalist who sings in a metal band in her spare time. He has sponsored some of the most socially conservative legislation in Virginia in the past 25 years, including a measure this year that would have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the third-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain it — they are all Democratic strongholds, or...