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WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenland's massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early thanks to a weather system that brought unseasonably warm temperatures and rain, scientists say. While this record early melt is mostly from natural weather on top of overall global...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers urged an appeals court Wednesday to reseal the comedian's lurid, decade-old testimony about his womanizing, but the panel of judges seemed to think the request was pointless, since the deposition has already made headlines around the...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For now, 99-year-old Iris Canada can keep climbing the stairs to the apartment where she has lived for more than 60 years, sitting on her red sofa and surfing the TV channels. A judge this week granted a reprieve to the San Francisco resident threatened with...
NEW YORK (AP) — A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Ian Burkhart of Dublin, Ohio, can grasp a bottle, pour its contents into a jar, pick up a stick and stir the liquid. He...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on legislation that critics say discriminates against transgender people by limiting their bathroom choices. Supporters say it protects privacy and safety. (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued an executive order...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans said Wednesday that they are likely to grant a portion of President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request to combat the Zika virus but they will probably wait until September to do so. Congressional Republicans have succeeded in forcing the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who took his 5-year-old son from his mother in Alabama nearly 14 years ago and raised him under a new identity was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison. Bobby Hernandez, 53, apologized and broke down as he tried to explain why he took his son. "...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck must serve nearly two years in jail, a judge ordered Wednesday. Ethan Couch, who turned 19 Monday, was making his first appearance in adult court. Initially, state...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman used a social media app to livestream the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl, an Ohio prosecutor said Wednesday as a grand jury indicted the woman and a co-defendant on several charges including rape and kidnapping. The case came to light when...