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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say shots have been fired at two New York Police Department officers, narrowly missing them. It happened late Tuesday night in Brooklyn. The officers were not hit. The Sergeants Benevolent Association says four males drove past the officers in a car and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say they've found two explosive devices inside a van with young children in it. Police made the discovery after spotting a minivan that was double-parked in the city's East Germantown neighborhood Tuesday night. Officers say they smelled...
NEW YORK (AP) — Photographer Rodrigo Abd of The Associated Press and three other journalists in Brazil, Colombia and El Salvador won this year's Maria Moors Cabot Prize, which recognizes excellence in coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean. Columbia University's Graduate...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Garry Marshall, whose deft touch with comedy and romance led to a string of TV hits that included "Happy Days" and "Laverne & Shirley" and the box-office successes "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," has died. He was 81. Marshall died...
DALLAS (AP) — The blood stains have been removed. So has most of the debris. But some remnants of the blast that ended Micah Johnson's deadly police ambush in Dallas remain at El Centro College: a wall and door frame blown back several feet, and wires and metal dangling from a...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich once envisioned a scenario where he would swoop into the party's convention and seize the Republican presidential nomination from Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Kasich came to Cleveland but stayed away from the convention. Two months after...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A suspect in a drive-by shooting fatally shot a 17-year veteran of the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department on Tuesday as the officer was sitting in his patrol car, police said. Capt. Robert Melton, 46, was searching for the suspect when he drove up to...
The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, social upheaval, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. Republicans want voters to see the need...
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by...