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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a...
HONOLULU (AP) — Residents on Hawaii's southernmost island already dealt with one tropical storm this year and are coping with the threat of slowly encroaching lava. Now, meteorologists say a potential hurricane is heading toward them and the rest of the island chain. Here are...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's campus gun laws are in the spotlight after a feminist speaker canceled a speech at Utah State University once she learned the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat to kill her and others in a mass shooting. University...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's authority to confront its illegal immigration woes was again reined in Wednesday when a federal appeals court threw out a 2006 voter-approved law denying bail to people in the country illegally who are charged with certain crimes. The decision by the 9th...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "La Bamba" and "Lone Star" actress Elizabeth Pena has died. She was 55. Pena's manager, Gina Rugolo, says the actress died Tuesday in Los Angeles of natural causes after a brief illness. No other details were provided. Pena's career spanned four decades and...
HONOLULU (AP) — Residents on Hawaii's southernmost island already dealt with one tropical storm this year and are coping with the threat of slowly encroaching lava. Now, meteorologists say a potential hurricane is heading toward them and the rest of the island chain. Here are...
DALLAS (AP) — A second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred Wednesday to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. An ambulance with a crew clad in hazardous-material suits arrived at the hospital and left for Dallas Love Field. There, aerial video showed the crew...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain tiny, even...
ATLANTA (AP) — An American doctor undergoing treatment for Ebola says that he had been critically ill but is now recovering and expects to be discharged soon from Emory University Hospital. The unidentified patient — a doctor working for the World Health organization at an Ebola...