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The deliberate targeting of pedestrians along a promenade in France last week by a French-Tunisian national, which killed 84 people and wounded dozens, has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of gathering in crowds in an age of terrorism and mass shootings. People at events...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them, health officials said Monday. The two people did not have...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (EDT): 7:44 a.m. Republican Donald Trump is making an early, surprise visit to Cleveland Monday to catch his wife's speech at the Republican National Convention. Trump says in a phone interview with "...
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It's less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days. He and two customers ponder what this city might look like in 10 years if nothing changes...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff's deputy in Baton Rouge was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups. Gavin Eugene Long, whose last known address was in Kansas City, Missouri, carried...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Just days before he was shot and killed, a Baton Rouge police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how difficult it was to be both a police officer and a black man, a friend said...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unlikely assembly of gang members, Los Angeles leaders and hip-hop luminaries gathered for a summit amid a tense national mood after several incidents of high-profile violence. An overflow crowd of several hundred gathered Sunday at a community center in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the top lawman in Los Angeles County, former Sheriff Lee Baca could be sentenced Monday to prison time for his role in a corruption scandal that ensnared nearly two dozen members of his staff. Baca signed a plea agreement in February that said he ordered...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research. As an extra treat, the company brought its leftover first-stage booster back to Cape Canaveral...