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NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of the Subway Inn, a dive bar that for almost eight decades has served the likes of neighborhood workers — and, legend has it, even Marilyn Monroe — pleaded Thursday for city officials and the public to support their efforts to avoid eviction by a real...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are racing to begin the first human safety tests of two experimental Ebola vaccines, but it won't be easy to prove that the shots and other potential treatments in the pipeline really work. There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, a disease...
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon made the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — City workers wearing gloves — and a few in face masks — threw sofas, armchairs and quilts into garbage trucks Thursday, clearing out a homeless encampment of about 160 people. Officials said it attracted rats and called it a public health hazard. By the end of...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An attorney for a 67-year-old woman who drank sweet tea laced with an industrial cleaning chemical at a Utah restaurant says she is in critical condition. Lawyer Paxton Guymon says Jan Harding cannot talk and has not improved since arriving to a Salt Lake...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are reviewing video footage and interviewing staff from a Utah restaurant where a woman drank sweet tea laced with an industrial cleaning chemical, severely burning her mouth and throat. South Jordan Police Cpl. Sam Winkler said Thursday...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A recently fired casino security guard used his knowledge of when and where large sums of money would change hands to help plan and pull off a daring robbery that netted more than $180,000, authorities said Thursday. Eight people were arrested in the...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The hacker group Anonymous has released the name of the person that it says is the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The Associated Press has not been able to verify the name. Police and prosecutors have declined to...
TURIN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr.'s father and fellow racers want the 20-year-old driver remembered as a talented and aggressive competitor who had a bright future in the sport rather than as a victim in an accident involving NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. The funeral on Thursday...