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WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — For women who have survived breast cancer, breast or nipple reconstruction can be a first step toward looking like their old selves. A Colorado organization is helping some of those women, and others who don't choose reconstruction, in their emotional...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Just a day after a district attorney announced murder charges against two Albuquerque police officers, authorities said another city police officer shot and killed a man Tuesday night. Police said the latest shooting happened just before 5 p.m. after...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail guards reported more use of force against inmates in 2014 than ever before — an average of 11 incidents a day ranging from pepper sprayings to punches — amid heightened scrutiny from federal prosecutors to clean up what they call a "deep-seated...
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate. "I think it represents action, I think...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state lawmaker who resigned his seat following a sex scandal involving a teenage employee won it back during a special election Tuesday. Apparently plenty of voters in Joseph D. Morrissey's Richmond-area House of Delegates conviction were OK with his...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A contractor who accidentally caused a fire at a Connecticut home that killed three girls and two of their grandparents on Christmas 2011 has agreed to settle part of a wrongful-death lawsuit by paying the children's father $5 million. Court records...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing, which was captured on the patrol car's video camera. Andrew Howard Brannan, 66, was pronounced dead at 8:33 p.m...
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo had domestic violence assault charges against her dismissed Tuesday, ending what she called "one of the most difficult and emotionally draining times of my life." Now, she can turn her attention fully to World Cup preparations...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Videos played Tuesday in the case of four teens charged in the murder of a Chinese graduate student showed the victim being surrounded by shadowy figures and then chased down the street. Details were not sharp in the black and white surveillance video, but a...