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A rural community on the edge of the nation's largest American Indian reservation mourned the death of an 11-year-old girl Tuesday as authorities pored over remote stretches of the Navajo Nation in search of the man who abducted her and her younger brother. A stranger kidnapped...
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities and emergency responders were called to Prince's suburban Minneapolis home over the last five years for everything from mundane reports of tripped fire alarms to more serious medical calls. Minnesota authorities on Tuesday released a log with...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now. After 50 years of spirited competition between seniors and juniors, Jupiter High's principal has canceled the annual event, saying he doesn't believe...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the nation's third-largest school district. The policy, which also applies...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon. This is one of the first times...
BOSTON (AP) — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found. The 2014 killing of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for coral reef in the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon. This is one of the first times...
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursing home is under investigation after the death of a man in a wheelchair who was left in the sun, where he suffered second-degree burns, blistering and symptoms of dehydration. Police in Pinellas Park said 65-year-old Wilbert Henry Moten...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession. Foreign and domestic...