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WASHINGTON (AP) — Creating babies from the DNA of three people — a man and two women — one day might prevent mothers from passing on devastating genetic diseases, and advisers to the government now say it's ethical to test under certain conditions. At issue is a kind of DNA that...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from growing into a viable force in the crowded 2016 field. He is now expected to turn his full attention to his Senate re...
BELLE GLADE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings. Farmworkers are supposed to be protected by government rules regulating exposure to toxic farm chemicals. But in...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A convicted murderer who was the focus of a popular podcast is returning to court to argue he deserves another trial and a new chance at freedom. The podcast "Serial" revolved around the story of Adnan Syed, now 35 and serving a life sentence. At 19, he was...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The latest on Bill Cosby's court appearance on a felony sexual assault charge (all times local): ___ 9:20 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse where a judge will decide whether to dismiss a sexual assault case against the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst'...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's glitter season in New Orleans. A time for feathers, paper mache, sequins, paint, bailing wire, bones, and just about any other item that can be used for decoration. Across garages, kitchen tables and warehouses, residents are feverishly sewing elaborate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential candidates has come from unknown or masked donors. Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fickle electorate. Most poll-takers took it on the chin when Donald Trump's lead in pre-election polls ended with a Ted Cruz...