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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cody Stephens was trying to shed some of the 290 pounds from his 6-foot-9 frame before graduating high school and attending his first college football training camp three summers ago when he took a nap and didn't wake up. The autopsy showed he had an...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Breaking with states like Indiana and Arkansas that are protecting religious freedoms, Wisconsin's proudly liberal capital city is moving to make sure atheists aren't discriminated against. In what is believed to be the first law of its kind in the United...
BALTIMORE (AP) -- People seeking racial justice and rebuilding for Baltimore planned a day of prayer and healing, even as others chafed under a curfew set to expire early Monday. City leaders refused calls to lift the curfew following the city's top prosecutor's announcement...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving. The death toll...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life. Many of the Capitol's food servers, who make the meals, bus the tables and run the cash registers in the restaurants and carryouts that serve lawmakers, earn less...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea confirmed on Sunday that North Korea detained a South Korean student of New York University, but said it was still unclear whether the 21-year-old New Jersey resident attempted to enter the North illegally. An official from South Korea's...
HONOLULU (AP) — In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat — or don't eat, as it may be for many mainlanders. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods released a new flavor — Portuguese sausage Spam — exclusively for the state at...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said it has arrested a South Korean student of New York University for illegally entering the country from China last month. Won Moon Joo, who North Korea says has permanent residency in the U.S. and lives in New Jersey, was arrested on...
9 p.m. Police say a suspect is in custody in the shooting of a plainclothes New York City police officer who was critically wounded Saturday evening. A police spokeswoman says a preliminary investigation shows the suspect fired at least two rounds into the unmarked car the on-...