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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thank goodness it's the slow season in Florida. At least that's what officials and representatives of the state's multibillion-dollar tourism industry are thinking in the wake of the news that 15 people have been infected with Zika in a small, trendy...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville judge who railed against a prosecutor in provocative, racially charged posts on Facebook will soon face a disciplinary hearing that could end his judicial career. Judge Olu Stevens, who is black, is facing misconduct charges for suggesting...
DAYTON, Tenn. (AP) — In 1925, two of America's most renowned figures faced off in the southeast Tennessee town of Dayton to debate a burning issue — whether man evolved over millions of years from simpler life forms or was created by God in his present form. Today only one of...
NEW YORK (AP) — At a time when the New York Police Department is encouraging beat cops to be more approachable to law-abiding citizens, it's also equipping them to do combat with rampaging shooters. The mass shootings in Orlando, Dallas and elsewhere have prompted the nation's...
CHICAGO (AP) — LaShun Roy supports a ban on semi-automatic weapons and more comprehensive background checks. But the 21-year-old gun owner from rural Texas doesn't consider gun-control measures a top priority in this year's elections. For Keionna Cottrell, a 24-year-old who...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say at least 10 people have been hurt after a railing collapsed during an outdoor concert by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in southern New Jersey. A partition separating concertgoers from the stage at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices. Speaking Friday at the American Bar...
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Army's new missile defense commander for the Asia-Pacific region said Friday his priorities are readiness, being able to respond to contingencies and working with partner countries in the region. The region is so large it's important to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca was indicted Friday on charges of obstructing justice and conspiring with underlings to derail a federal investigation into corruption and beatings in the nation's largest jail system. The charges that carry up to 20 years...