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BALTIMORE (AP) — Hospital officials say a Baltimore-area woman is getting better after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who ambushed two New York police officers. Karen Lancaster, a spokeswoman for the University of Maryland Medical Center, said Tuesday that 29-year-old Shaneka...
NEW YORK (AP) — After Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend and posted an online death threat against police, investigators in Maryland used modern cellphone tracking technology to follow his journey to New York City in real time. But when it came to giving the New York...
CHICAGO (AP) — Severe weather could snag holiday travel with a strong storm system that's delivering heavy rains in Gulf states and possibly through the East Coast, and threatening snow in the Great Lakes. Snow from another system fell in some Midwestern states Tuesday,...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty in a federal tax-evasion case that he fought as he won re-election this fall. Grimm pleaded guilty Tuesday in a New York federal court to one count of aiding in the filing of a false tax return. Asked outside court if he...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Universities, charities and hospitals affiliated with churches that oppose same-sex marriage are facing the thorny question of whether they have an obligation — morally or legally — to extend health care benefits to spouses of gay and lesbian employees in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota. Anna Stoehr, one of the nation's oldest residents, died Sunday in her sleep after several days in hospice care, according to her...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm. The "Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights" is working to put a question on the November...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Universities, charities and hospitals affiliated with churches that oppose same-sex marriage are facing the thorny question of whether they have an obligation — morally or legally — to extend health care benefits to spouses of gay and lesbian employees in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's troubles with domestic violence were selected the sports story of the year Tuesday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Ninety-four ballots were submitted from U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports...