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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday. The highly contagious respiratory illness was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but health officials...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's legal marijuana market opened last summer to a dearth of weed. Some stores periodically closed because they didn't have pot to sell. Prices were through the roof. Six months later, the equation has flipped, bringing serious growing pains to the new...
DENVER (AP) — Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Babies and bottles normally get along just fine, unless a picture of that baby happens to be plastered to the front of a bottle of beer being sold in New Hampshire. Currently, that bottle of Breakfast Stout crafted by Founders Brewery Co. in Grand Rapids,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Christopher Lee Cornell showed little direction in his life, spending hours playing video games in his bedroom in his parents' apartment, rarely going out or working, and voicing distrust of the government and the media. But in recent weeks, his parents say,...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's been delivering a message to potential donors and staffers urging him to jump head-first into a campaign for president: Relax. Speaking far more openly about a potential White House bid than he has publicly in the past...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's new Republican governor has signed a bill making the state the first in the nation to require high school students to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before graduation. Thursday night's signing by Gov. Doug Ducey came after swift action by the...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Days after announcing that a Muslim call to prayer would echo from its historic chapel tower, Duke University changed course Thursday following a flurry of calls and emails objecting to the plan. Instead, Muslims will gather for their call to prayer in a...
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has executed the convicted ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of his wife. Johnny Shane Kormondy was pronounced dead at 8:16 p.m. Thursday at Florida State Prison, shortly after the...