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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The families of some of the nine people killed in a South Carolina church are suing the FBI. Their lawsuit accuses the federal government of errors that enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun used in the June 2015 shootings at Emanuel AME Church...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Mississippi's religious objections bill (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The primary sponsor of a Mississippi law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage says he's disappointed a federal judge blocked it. House Speaker Philip Gunn,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper. Showmen behind Nathan's annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest have long claimed the tradition began in 1916 as a showdown between patriotic immigrants on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper. Showmen behind Nathan's annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest have long claimed the tradition began in 1916 as a showdown between patriotic immigrants on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 90 percent of days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, public officials, police, first responders, prominent citizens and victims of mass killings and disasters, The...
MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A 19-year-old Long Island baby sitter is facing charges after police say she was intoxicated while driving with four children in her car. Suffolk County police say a good Samaritan called them Thursday afternoon to report an intoxicated woman who was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 90 percent of days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, public officials, police, first responders, prominent citizens and victims of mass killings and disasters, The...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local): 6 a.m. Atlantic City's main casino workers union has begun picketing against the Trump Taj Mahal casino amid a contract dispute...
STUART, Fla. (AP) — As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem. The Corps' Jacksonville District planned to begin the...