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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Emily churned ashore near Tampa Bay on Monday, starting a trek across the peninsula amid drenching rains and fears of scattered street flooding that prompted the governor to declare nearly half of Florida's counties in a state of...
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — An evangelical North Carolina sect that is the focus of an ongoing Associated Press investigation has issued a statement denying former members' allegations that they were brought to the U.S. from congregations in Brazil and forced to work for little or no...
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Emily (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in 31 counties because of Tropical Storm Emily. Scott issued the declaration on Monday morning for Emily, which made a late-morning landfall...
CHICAGO (AP) — A popular TV series that showed a teen ending her life may have triggered a surge in online searches for suicide, including how to do it. That's according to a new study about the show "13 Reasons Why." Netflix released all 13 episodes on March 31. Researchers...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Emily churned toward the Florida Gulf Coast at the mouth of Tampa Bay, forcing Gov. Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency for 31 counties as the storm threatened to dump heavy rain when it crosses the peninsula in coming hours...
BERATZHAUSEN, Germany (AP) — The U.S. Army soldier took a deep breath before hitting the button that sent the email to more than 200 fellow troops. "All considered, I am, and have been, traversing what is essentially a personal matter, but is something I must address publicly,"...
DETROIT (AP) — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines, hands cuffed in front of navy prison scrubs. It's been more than 27 years since Hines stood before a judge in this building. He was 15 then, just out of eighth grade, answering for his role in the...
In the past decade or so, the U.S. Supreme Court and state legislatures have taken steps to scale back the most extreme punishments for juvenile criminals. Here's how the laws have changed and some reasons why teens who were sentenced to life without parole are now getting a...
DETROIT (AP) — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines, hands cuffed in front of navy prison scrubs. It's been more than 27 years since Hines stood before a judge in this building. He was 15 then, just out of eighth grade, answering for his role in the...