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NEW YORK (AP) — A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different. Sunday's parades in New York, San Francisco...
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Authorities may have found human remains within a central California wildfire that has claimed two lives and destroyed 150 homes. Kern County Sherriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt...
NEW YORK (AP) — A corruption probe at the New York Police Department has cast a harsh light on how people get handgun permits in a city that boasts some of the nation's toughest gun laws. Federal prosecutors say a shady fixer's cash bribes induced officers working in NYPD's...
MIAMI (AP) — Law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to fears about an explosive device as they responded to reports of shots fired at a gay nightclub in Orlando, according to sheriff's office incident reports released...
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Firefighters now say a California wildfire has burned 150 homes and the toll may rise. Crews are busy Saturday counting the houses and mobile homes incinerated by a fire raging...
NESBIT, Miss. (AP) — There's a whole lot of sellin' going on at the home of rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. An estate sale continues Saturday at Lewis' home in the Mississippi suburbs of Memphis, Tennessee. Lewis' son, Jerry Lee Lewis III, wrote on Facebook that his...
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Four teens in camouflage fatigues march briskly around a brick plaza at the Maryland School for the Deaf, silently marking their cadence in American Sign Language: "Left!" ''Left!" These members of the school's Cadet Corps aspire to military service, but...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zoo officials in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday morning for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. She says two black...