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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Burmese python might have to step aside: It's possible the animal is no longer Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they more of the man-eating reptiles could...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill's sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 decision that...
Imprisoned national security leaker Chelsea Manning is asking a military appeals court to reverse her conviction for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, or reduce her 35-year sentence to ten years. Manning's lawyers released the appeal Thursday...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an officer charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died after he was injured in police custody (all times local): 12:45 p.m. An attorney for an officer charged in the arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray has...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Any doctor who performs an abortion in Oklahoma could be charged with a felony and punished with up to three years in prison under a bill that the Legislature passed Thursday. The measure is the first of its kind in the nation, according to abortion rights...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In any given week, teams of high-priced lawyers fan out across the country to defend Bill Cosby amid a cascade of sexual assault allegations, defamation claims and insurance disputes. The disgraced TV star is spending millions in a frenzied bid not just to...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Little more than names and incident numbers appear on a Long Island medical examiner's list of nine developmentally disabled people who died in state care since 2013, but this much is known for sure: All the deaths came under a cloud of abuse or neglect...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In any given week, teams of high-priced lawyers fan out across the country to defend Bill Cosby amid a cascade of sexual assault allegations, defamation claims and insurance disputes. The disgraced TV star is spending millions in a frenzied bid not just to...
NEW YORK (AP) — As a student at Columbia University, Jonah Reider wowed foodies and rankled city health officials by opening an exclusive supper club in his dorm. His culinary chutzpah, and the long waiting list for a seat at one of his unorthodox dinners, earned him write-ups...