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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — UAB running back Gregory Bryant was declared brain dead Sunday, a day after he was found shot in a car on Interstate 95 in South Florida. West Palm Beach Police spokeswoman Lori Colombino said Bryant was declared brain dead at 1 p.m. Sunday. Her...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fingerprinting drivers for ride-hailing companies must continue in Texas' capital city after voters rejected a $9 million campaign by Uber and Lyft to overturn the safety measure. Both Uber and Lyft threatened to leave Austin, which hosts major annual events...
MIAMI (AP) — The first cruise ship to travel from the United States to Cuba in decades has returned to Miami. Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Roger Frizzell says the Adonia returned to Miami on Sunday, a week after it departed. The ship had 700 passengers and almost 375 crew...
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, members of the Federation of Black Cowboys have been an incongruous sight in New York City. Yes, you can sometimes find men wearing ten-gallon hats, boots and spurs in Times Square. But these horsemen were the real deal, with a stable and corral in...
Across the United States, heroin users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the bathrooms of fast-food joints — because no one was around to save them when they overdosed. An alarming 47,000 American overdose deaths in 2014 — 60 percent from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, testing protections for some of society's most vulnerable, advocates for the aged and disabled say. Those targeted for eviction are frequently poor and suffering from dementia, with...
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, members of the Federation of Black Cowboys have been an incongruous sight in New York City. Yes, you can sometimes find men wearing ten-gallon hats, boots and spurs in Times Square. But these horsemen were the real deal, with a stable and corral in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The highly anticipated art auction season arrives Sunday with a specially curated sale that includes a sculpture of a kneeling Hitler by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan and a ball suspended in a water tank by Jeff Koons. Both works are coming to auction for the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal use and fully complied with state law. A...