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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the nation's third-largest school district. The policy, which also applies...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon. This is one of the first times...
BOSTON (AP) — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found. The 2014 killing of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for coral reef in the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon. This is one of the first times...
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursing home is under investigation after the death of a man in a wheelchair who was left in the sun, where he suffered second-degree burns, blistering and symptoms of dehydration. Police in Pinellas Park said 65-year-old Wilbert Henry Moten...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession. Foreign and domestic...
NEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that three in four young kids diagnosed with attention deficit...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a father of three was killed when he attempted to assist a woman who had been shot by her husband during an argument outside of a Dallas-area store. Arlington police allege that 35-year-old Anthony Antell Jr. saw 22-year-old Ricci Bradden...
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years. But a review of...