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DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The decision is the latest victory for...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is vacating the murder conviction of a man who's been in prison for 34 years in the shooting death of a 15-year-old, citing new DNA evidence. The New York-based Innocence Project says a senior visiting judge issued the order Thursday in...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is approaching the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a mammoth storm that caused the levees protecting the city to break and submerge vast swaths of the Crescent City. In the run-up to the anniversary, The Associated Press sat down with New...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A late-night trip on a Fort Lauderdale river left one teenager dead and five others injured after the 13-foot Boston Whaler boat struck a bridge early Thursday. Investigators were trying to determine whether someone had loaned the boat to the teens...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The latest on a late-night boat crash on a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, river that left one teenager dead and five others injured. ___ 9:50 a.m. Investigators say a 13-foot Boston Whaler that struck a Fort Lauderdale bridge, killing one teenager and...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in South Florida say one teenager is dead and five others were taken to a hospital after their boat crashed into a bridge on Fort Lauderdale's Middle River. The crash happened early Thursday. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Want an Elvis Presley "Starburst" jumpsuit he wore during concerts in Las Vegas in 1973? Or how about a diamond and gold pendant the King of Rock 'n' Roll gave Sammy Davis Jr.? They're among 174 authenticated artifacts up for auction Thursday evening at...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The problem with public urination in San Francisco has become so bad that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant material that makes offenders' pee spray back at them. Walls are coated with the clear liquid repellant material, which goes on much...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Fire Department reports that the ceiling of a downtown concert venue has partially collapsed, injuring several people. The department tweeted that crews evacuated First Avenue and were checking the building late Wednesday night. The department...