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DETROIT (AP) — Two men and a woman were charged Thursday in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found a week ago in a vacant lot in Detroit. Gregory Walker, Lillian Roberts and Earnest Coleman all are charged with murder, unlawful imprisonment,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The judge in the trial of an officer charged in the death of a 25-year-old black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van blasted prosecutors on Thursday for withholding information from the defense. In a hearing before Officer Caesar Goodson's...
PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — Now that Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus has retired its iconic elephants, executives under the big top say they must do more to draw a younger generation of fans, many of whom are glued to smartphones and screens. So Feld Entertainment, the...
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of people evacuated their homes as a wildfire raged near the Arizona town of Yarnell — the scene of a 2013 blaze that killed 19 members of an elite firefighting crew. Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Dolores Garcia said 250 to 300 people left...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature narrowly approved a $617 million bailout and restructuring of Detroit's debt-ridden school district early Thursday, two years after the state spent less than a third of that amount to help the city government emerge from bankruptcy...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new book from New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd will take on an off-the-wall subject: the 2016 presidential election. Hachette Book Group imprint Twelve announced Thursday that Dowd's "The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics"...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The grisly death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a high-temperature, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park offers a sobering reminder that visitors need to follow park rules, park officials and observers said. Efforts to recover the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's recipient of an award named for an Associated Press photographer who was killed in Afghanistan is a photojournalist who's accustomed to working in isolated and dangerous conditions. Kenya-based freelance photographer Adriane Ohanesian will accept...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gena O'Brien was catching up on headlines this week when she stumbled across a young woman's account of her life since she was sexually assaulted at Stanford University — a statement to the former student-athlete who molested her behind a dumpster 16 months...