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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person who has seen a sealed document says DNA test results show a Colorado prison inmate is not Prince's son, and therefore not entitled to inherit a fortune worth up to $300 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago aldermen on Wednesday approved less restrictive regulations on ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft after the member who crafted the rules dropped an insistence on fingerprint background checks. The City Council passed the measure 36 to 12 after months...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two men and a woman from Pennsylvania stopped while driving with a cache of weapons and apparently on their way to try to help a teenage girl involved with drugs in New York pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Lawyers for John Cramsey, Dean Smith and...
ATLANTA (AP) — When doctors told Jimmy Carter they had found four small tumors on his brain, the former president and his wife, Rosalynn, feared his life could end within weeks. "I didn't know what I was going to do," the former first lady said Wednesday. "I depend on him when I...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrived at a Minnesota prison on Wednesday to serve his 15-month sentence in a hush-money case involving revelations that the Illinois Republican sexually abused at least four boys when he coached wrestling at an Illinois...
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says searchers have spotted a "debris field" of items belonging to a family last seen in a 29-foot sailboat off Florida's southwest coast. Capt. Gregory Case said Wednesday that items floating in the Gulf of Mexico include a tarp, water jugs,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic and Republican views of the opposing political party have sunk to such lows that many say their rivals make them feel afraid, a major public opinion poll released Wednesday found. Though party-line division is nearly as old as the republic and polls...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two men and a woman from Pennsylvania stopped while driving with a cache of weapons and apparently on their way to try to help a teenage girl involved with drugs in New York are set to make their initial court appearances Wednesday afternoon. John Cramsey, 50, of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine cabinets. With...