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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech. Thursday's audience topped the 30.3 million who watched nominee Mitt Romney's 2012 speech but fell well short of John McCain's audience...
SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of killing a couple in rural Washington state and burying their remains in a remote forest clearing has been captured in Mexico, authorities in Washington said Friday. John Blaine Reed, 53, was arrested Thursday by Mexican authorities in Sonora,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night. By Friday afternoon, all but one of the Lower 48 states had hit 90 degrees somewhere, with only Washington around for...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence imposed against a man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid. Kansas hasn't executed anyone in more than 50 years, and Friday's decision in Scott Cheever's case is only the second time...
PHOENIX (AP) — Human remains found in a Phoenix wastewater sewer line included bones and likely were too large to have been flushed down a toilet, police said Friday. Other entry points to the sewer system include manholes and homes' cleanout caps. However, Officer James Holmes...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man." The police department is aware of an officer's post referencing an interpretation of law enforcement actions,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Hillary Clinton seeks to show delegates and voters she's prepared to lead the country during turbulent times, protesters plan to use the Democratic National Convention to raise awareness of their issues, including gun violence, poverty, health care and the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades. Looking to November's election, Obama...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday. Coger, a 21-year-old forward who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to be...