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NEW YORK (AP) — Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids. Kristin Higgins was adamant about not pushing "girly" stereotypes on her daughter, and painted her room in shades of...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail. Players hunting for fictional creatures on their smartphones are now visiting real-life...
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Four people were killed Sunday when bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players collided with a van on a northwestern Arizona highway. The fatalities were passengers in the van, Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr said. But...
YEADON, Pa. (AP) — More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer. It happened Sunday evening in Yeadon, just outside of Philadelphia. Officials say the Jeep pulled out of a driveway and onto the road and crashed into the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 1,000 people joined Hollywood stars including Shailene Woodley, Susan Sarandon and Danny Glover in Philadelphia last night on the eve of the Democratic National Convention and vowed to keep fighting for climate and environmental justice issues, even...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heat wave gripping parts of the country including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not going away anytime soon and will hit a peak Monday with temperatures in the city...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was put in charge of the Democratic National Committee to usher in a new era for the party. Now, Wasserman Schultz is on the outs after an email scandal is rocking the party on the eve of its convention. It's a stunning...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, the culmination of...
Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk. The symptoms must mark a change from prior behavior and have lasted at...