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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A bronze plaque honoring soccer star Brandi Chastain got a red card Tuesday after a social media outcry over its unflattering portrayal of the athlete. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco said Tuesday it will redo the plaque, which was unveiled...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Police surrounded an apartment building in northern Florida and exchanged heavy gunfire with a suspect barricaded inside Tuesday, and at least one person was injured, officials said. Nearby businesses and schools were evacuated and several police...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers packed a university arena in red T-shirts and resort uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge financial implications for the tourist-dependent destination. Members...
Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances. Money was already tight when doctors told the Phoenix resident she had an aggressive form of the disease. Then she took a pay cut after going on disability leave, and...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A smoking engine forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines says that when Flight 2160 from San Francisco landed at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, the air traffic control tower notified the crew that smoke was seen...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as much a part of the FBI's 110 years of history as J. Edgar Hoover or its "10 Most Wanted" list. In the case of President Donald Trump, the FBI called on a...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas, adding he routinely made similar calls to seek attention, a detective testified Tuesday. Tyler Barriss, 25, is...
SEATTLE (AP) — Tourism is booming in Seattle. Just take a look at the Space Needle. The family-owned landmark is set to unveil the biggest renovation in its 56-year history next month, a $100 million investment in a single year of construction that transformed the structure's...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An employee well-being company owned by British billionaire Richard Branson says it will merge with its rival and make Providence the new corporate headquarters. In an announcement Monday, Virgin Pulse says its merger with Minneapolis-based RedBrick...