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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...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A car crash that downed power lines turned the hills northwest of Los Angeles into torches, forcing thousands from their homes and putting entire neighborhoods at risk in this prosperous semi-rural enclave. Fifty-foot-high flames erupted on the ridges...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a Memphis police officer has been killed following a downtown shooting that left three others injured. Memphis Police Department Director Mike Rallings said during a news conference that Officer Verdell Smith was pronounced dead...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali traveled the world as a fighter and humanitarian, but he always came home to Louisville. His Kentucky hometown was where Ali, as a gangly teenager, began to develop his boxing skills — the dazzling footwork and rapid-fire punching prowess. The...
BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — The knock on the door, strong and quick, jolted Barbara Hicks Collins awake. It was the middle of the night. Someone must be in trouble, she thought. She flung open her front door to the shocking sight of her car engulfed in flames. Investigators later...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire swept through hills in Southern California on Saturday, threatening 3,000 homes, damaging a few and forcing hundreds of people to flee, some with pets and livestock. The fire erupted in late afternoon in tinder-dry brush as...
CORINNA, Maine (AP) — A dog has attacked and killed a 7-year-old boy in Maine. The Penobscot (peh-NAHB'-skaht) County Sheriff's Office says it happened Saturday evening in the town of Corinna, about 30 miles west of Bangor. Authorities have not yet released the boy's name or the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The dress code was purple, and the only requirement was to party. Hundreds of people obliged Saturday as Spike Lee threw a huge outdoor party for Prince ahead of the late legend's 58th birthday. Al Sharpton, Rosie Perez, former Prince associates and others joined...
NEW YORK (AP) — During the Beatles' first visit to the United States in 1964, clever publicity agents arranged a meeting with Cassius Clay, then training for the bout that would make him heavyweight champion. The result was a memorable photo of a whooping Ali standing astride...