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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Tuesday launched a nine-state tour in which she's advocating for tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families. The former Arizona congresswoman, who was severely wounded in a 2011 shooting in Tucson...
Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures — seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies and people with religious objections to refuse benefits...
UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed. Friends and family were mourning the deaths Andrew Bloomfield, 27, of Galion, and his 26-year-old friend Elizabeth Shelton, who were killed...
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian man who later died of the disease understood the risks and tried to reassure her family that she would be safe, a family friend said. When Nina Pham's mother learned her daughter was caring for Thomas...
A Dallas nurse being treated for Ebola has received a plasma transfusion from a doctor who beat his own infection with the deadly virus after getting a similar treatment. The reason: Antibodies in the blood of a survivor may help a patient fight off the germ. Dr. Kent Brantly...
TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania. Prosecutors in Wayne County said the boy was visiting his grandfather, the caretaker of Helen Novak, in Tyler Hill on...
DALLAS (AP) -- They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness. About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital were involved in the care of Thomas...
TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the beating death of a 90-year-old woman over the weekend in northeastern Pennsylvania. Prosecutors in Wayne County allege that the boy was visiting his grandfather, the caretaker of Helen Novak, in Tyler...
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Officials say a double-decker tour bus flipped onto its side on a highway near Indianapolis, badly injuring one person and hurting more than a dozen others. State police Sgt. Shawn O'Keefe says the bus carrying between 50 and 60 people crashed about 4:30 a...