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NEW YORK (AP) — A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink despite health warnings against consuming alcohol while expecting. Should the tavern serve her? It's against the law to refuse, under guidelines the city Human Rights Commission...
Andrew Kornfeld's red-eye flight to bring a prescription drug to Prince has been described by his attorney as a "lifesaving mission" to persuade the superstar to start treatment for addiction. Instead, the 26-year-old Californian found Prince collapsed in an elevator, perhaps...
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — For a classroom of elementary school students looking for inspiration before a big test this week, the writing wasn't on the wall. It was on their desks. A Woodbury teacher wrote inspirational messages directly on her students' desks Monday before they...
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in the Washington, D.C., area was arrested Friday, police said. Eulalio Tordil, an employee of the Federal Protective Service, which provides...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A female polar bear cub born at Ohio's Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped photos with their cellphones and cameras. She was born in December to a 16-year-old bear named...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the three fatal shootings in the Washington suburbs (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Documents show the woman police say was killed by her estranged husband outside a Maryland high school had previously told authorities he threatened to harm her if...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two scientists whose daughter was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School are being honored by the Yale School of Medicine for their advocacy for brain health. Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel are receiving an award Saturday from the school's psychiatry...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Friday after authorities said they were looking into whether three fatal shootings in the Washington area were connected. The first shooting occurred Thursday at a high school. The second occurred in a mall parking lot Friday morning...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ditching his now-famous black glasses Friday for his official Texas portrait, former Gov. Rick Perry is back looking like his old self but sounding far different when it comes to former presidential rival Donald Trump. After the painting was unveiled at the...