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PACE, Fla. (AP) — An Army veteran is accused of killing his mother at their Florida Panhandle home on Mother's Day and hitting a deputy's cruiser with an iron rod. Santa Rosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the home Sunday morning and heard yelling and the sounds of...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. officials are developing a new, pink commemorative coin to promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for cancer research, said U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who sponsored legislation for its creation. The New York Democrat tells The Associated Press that...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina's LGBT law (all times local): 10:20 a.m. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is going to court in a fight for a state law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. McCrory is leading a lawsuit filed...
DENVER (AP) — Nine months after the Colorado theater shooter was sentenced to life in prison, some victims are returning to the same courtroom in hopes of holding the company that owns the suburban Denver movie theater accountable for not doing more to prevent his bloody rampage...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mercury has begun a relatively rare move across the sun. The solar-planetary ballet got underway just after 7 a.m. on the east coast with the smallest planet appearing as a tiny black dot on the face of the sun. The transit will last for a total of...
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the search for an escaped New Jersey inmate (all times local): 6:35 a.m. Police say an inmate who escaped nearly a week ago from a minimum security prison in New Jersey walked off after apparently making arrangements to surrender...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency...
OREM, Utah (AP) — The setting sun's light flooded a meeting of Utah County Republicans as Melanie Sorensen described her concerns about her party's presumptive presidential nominee. First, she spoke about Donald Trump's suggestion that he may violate party orthodoxy and back a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika. But even the onset of a mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency in...