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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to resolve their constant fears of being deported after President Barack Obama issued his latest executive orders on immigration. But now that a federal judge in Texas has blocked...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who did illegal cosmetic surgery on the side boasted at her murder trial Thursday that her body sculpting work was so popular she was dubbed "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections." Padge Victoria Windslowe, who performed under the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It may be hard to believe for a country that's shivering from Maine to Miami, but 2015 has gotten off to a rather toasty start. Last month was the second warmest January on record globally, behind 2007, with temperatures 1.4 degrees above the average for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drink less sugary soda. But an extra cup or two of coffee is OK. So are eggs. And as always, don't forget your vegetables. A government advisory committee is recommending the first real limits on added sugars, but it's backing off stricter ones for salt and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It may be hard to believe for a country that's shivering from Maine to Miami, but 2014 has gotten off to a rather toasty start. Meteorologists said that last month was the second warmest January on record globally, behind 2007, with temperatures 1.4 degrees...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Despite Texas' statewide ban on gay marriage, county officials in Austin married a same-sex couple on Thursday under a one-time court order issued for medical reasons. Travis County spokeswoman Ginny Ballard said the marriage occurred Thursday, though it...
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — A former Fortune 500 executive on Thursday admitted that he killed a pregnant woman, her fiance and their fetus in what he called a failed suicide attempt when he drove his pickup truck across a highway median into oncoming traffic. Robert Dellinger...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are expected to consider parole Thursday for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson who has spent 45 years in prison and been denied supervised release 17 times. Robert Beausoleil, 67, originally was sentenced to death for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest investment in worker training and pay ever,...