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LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a recent sweltering Saturday afternoon, I submerged my guilt and filled the bathtub halfway for my 3-year-old twins to play in. It was their first bath in months. The early childhood rituals of spiky-haired tub photos and endless play in lukewarm bath water...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello died Sunday after he was stabbed multiple times at an Oklahoma City restaurant and his son was arrested on a first-degree murder complaint, police said. Officers were called to a Braum's ice cream and fast-food...
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway put on a very different kind of matinee on Sunday: dozens of bare-chested women and men parading down the Great White Way to Times Square. The GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan to counter critics complaining about topless...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday afternoon during a struggle with a man whose pickup truck had run into a ditch after being reported as driving erratically, Louisiana State Police said. Other drivers stopped to...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday when he tried to arrest a driver suspected of being drunk or drugged in southwest Louisiana. Here's the latest on that story (all times are local): ___ 6:15 p.m...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on how students perform on standardized tests, according to a survey. The Gallup Poll released Sunday found 55 percent opposed linking teacher evaluations to their...
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper was shot in the head and critically injured Sunday when he tried to stop a driver suspected of being drunk or drugged in southwest Louisiana, Louisiana State Police said. Other drivers stopped the alleged gunman and helped the...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The prosecutor who gained national attention as a key player in the unsuccessful murder prosecution of Casey Anthony said Sunday that he committed no crime and never followed through with an affair on the cheating website, Ashley Madison. Jeff Ashton, the...
OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — The massive cloud of smoke is expected to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday. But as air quality improves, the fire's behavior could become more erratic and intense, fire officials said. "It's like a flue opening in a fireplace," said Suzanne Flory,...