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PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix has raised close to $10 million in his bid for a seventh term, a stunning collection of campaign riches for a local police race, and much of it was contributed by a devoted base of backers who live outside Arizona. Sheriff Joe...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 10-year-old boy at a Kansas City, Kansas, water park (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a Kansas lawmaker's family cover funeral expenses for a 10-year-old son who died at a water park in...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: A 10-year-old boy died Sunday in Kansas City, Kansas, on the "Verruckt," which was billed as the world's tallest waterslide. Authorities have released no information about the cause of the accident. The Associated Press published the...
SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who was married this weekend had her late father's spirit with her — and his heart. Jeni Stepien was escorted down the aisle Saturday by the man who received her father's heart 10 years ago when her father was killed by a mugger. His...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Wounded Warrior Project's new CEO says he expects layoffs at the veterans charity scrutinized for its spending. Michael Linnington took over the Jacksonville-based nonprofit in July. In an interview with The Florida Times-Union ( http://bit.ly/...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say a man has been shot and killed by police in Louisville. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad tells news outlets the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers responded to an apartment for a domestic dispute when...
ATLANTA (AP) — The historic home where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was born is closed for repairs. Officials with the National Park Service released a statement Sunday saying a structural issue was found in the home's floor and repairs must be made before public tours can...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE How should America use its influence in a world where being a superpower doesn't get you what it once did? As instability and human tragedy in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria have shown, the U.S. alone cannot impose solutions or force the surrender...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Roughly 5 percent of North Carolina's magistrates are refusing to marry same-sex couples for religious reasons, and lawyers for the state say people suing in federal court have no standing to challenge these opt-outs as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge...