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ATLANTA (AP) — Sexual abuse by doctors against patients is surprisingly widespread, yet the fragmented medical oversight system shrouds offenders' actions in secrecy and allows many to continue to treat patients, an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has found...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A basic rule on what to do when encountering a bear in the wilderness is so common, it's long been a mantra: "If it's brown, you lie down. If it's black, you fight back." But there's a caveat for run-ins with brown — or grizzly — bears. The idea is to...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police officer shot and killed a man following a confrontation outside a Baton Rouge convenience store, authorities said. An autopsy shows Alton Sterling, 37, of Baton Rouge, died Tuesday of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and back, said...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It was called the "Mother Road," a vital highway bridging Chicago and Los Angeles through the Southwest amid diners and neon-lit motels. For many, Route 66 represented freedom and unlimited possibilities in 20th century United States. Black travelers for...
MATAWAN, N.J. (AP) — Until the summer of 1916, many scientists believed sharks would never harm humans. That myth was shattered when the first recorded multiple fatal shark attacks left four people dead at the New Jersey shore over a period of 12 days, sparking fears that endure...
BOSTON (AP) — He came to America on a student visa, earned a master's degree from Babson College and is now starting a new business, but Abhinav Sureka worries that he'll have to return to India. To stay, he needs an H-1B visa, a temporary work permit typically obtained through...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Night court will be in session during the Republican National Convention. Cleveland's Municipal Court will extend its hours during the convention to deal with an expected increase in arrests. The court normally closes at 4:30 p.m. It will operate from 5 a.m. to...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff's anti-drug message in a video that plays off the "most interesting man in the world" beer campaign has been viewed tens of thousands of times. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones posted the video to his Facebook page last week declaring...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of setting a fire that killed two Ohio firefighters is set to go on trial next February. Ray Abou-Arab already has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges accusing him of starting the 2014 fire in a building he owned in Toledo...