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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The body of a girl found last month inside a small metal casket still holding a rose was laid to rest 145 years after she was first buried under what now is a home in San Francisco. Dozens of community members, cemetery workers and event organizers dressed...
CHICAGO (AP) — Violent crimes — from homicides and rapes to robberies — have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can't point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend. Still, it is stumping law enforcement officials, who are...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man suspected in a downtown Memphis shooting that left three people injured fled in a stolen vehicle that fatally struck a police officer, police said Sunday. Justine Welch, 21, faces multiple charges that include first-degree murder, vehicular homicide,...
DETROIT (AP) — Even in his final months, Muhammad Ali was speaking out on behalf of Islam, the religion he so famously embraced in the 1960s by changing his name and refusing to fight in the Vietnam War. In December, the boxing legend issued a statement criticizing Republican...
CHICAGO (AP) — Violent crimes — from homicides and rapes to robberies — have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can't point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend. Still, it is stumping law enforcement officials, who are...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Southern California wildfire (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Authorities lifted some evacuation orders after crews working through the night protected homes and held a brush fire in the populated hills northwest of Los Angeles to just over...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT): ___ 11 a.m. People are flocking to Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Louisville, Kentucky, to pay tribute to the boxing great, leaving flowers, balloons and boxing gloves around the marker designating...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A decade ago, then-Microsoft executive Doug Burgum stood before a cheering crowd at a technology conference in Dallas and introduced his boss, company co-founder Bill Gates, by describing what makes entrepreneurs successful. "Innovators are people who go...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie had hoped the New Jersey primaries Tuesday would be the day home state voters endorsed his Republican presidential candidacy. Instead, Christie is at a crossroads — empowered by his early support of presumptive Republican nominee Donald...