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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods around two of the nation's largest casinos, a sort of suburban Chinatown has been growing for over a decade. Drawn...
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...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. Nicole Lutkemuller, a Bernie Sanders...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Bloomingdale, a department store heir's widow who hobnobbed with the world's elite, epitomized high fashion and was best friends with former first lady Nancy Reagan, has died. She was 93. The socialite and philanthropist died Tuesday at her home in the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local): 7:53 a.m. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "probably not" Hillary Clinton's choice of running mate. The Massachusetts Democrat says "I think if it were me...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The origin of "Pokemon Go" is as peculiar as any of the Voltorbs or Snorlaxes that players track and capture in the surprise hit game. Its hybrid DNA flows from a digital mapping pioneer's fascination with the world around him, Google's affinity for offbeat...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clues to what became of North Carolina's fabled Lost Colony could lie in a waterfront tract where developers once wanted to build thousands of condos — and now, one of those would-be developers is seeking millions of dollars to preserve the property. The...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State group was killed in combat in Syria, his mother said. Susan Shirley said the U.S. Consulate in Turkey called her Tuesday to tell her that her son Levi Shirley, 24, was killed July 14...
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts. Police responded to the Amherst apartment complex Wednesday afternoon after the manager found several unmarked glass containers containing...