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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps sat alone, thoroughly exhausted. He put his head in his hands and then motioned at his neck as though he had nothing left to give. No need. His work was done. He had his 20th and 21st gold medals. Phelps made up for one of the rare losses in...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As "The People v. O.J. Simpson" rides the high of its 22 Emmy nominations, the writing team behind season two of the FX anthology series "American Crime Story" is hard at work on scripts for the next installment, which focuses on Hurricane Katrina. "...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11:55 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Michael Phelps and the United States have won the 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics, giving Phelps the 21st gold medal of his career. Britain wins the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A small band of protesters calling for an end to police brutality and the resignation of a Utah prosecutor demonstrated in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night after two officers were cleared in the shooting of a teenager. About 25 members of Utah Against Police...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Southwest will see another round of storms on Wednesday as rains associated with Tropical Storm Javier in Mexico head north. Heavy rain is expected for a second day in Tucson. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch until Thursday. The...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being presented Wednesday. The report, the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the notorious "pillowcase rapist" being taken back into custody (all times local): 5:25 p.m. The Los Angeles district attorney says the notorious "pillowcase rapist" was taken into custody and returned to a state mental hospital. Jackie Lacey...
NEW YORK (AP) — Becca Pizzi has run 52 marathons on seven continents and trained in all sorts of places and conditions, but there's one constant when she hits the road. She's always on the lookout for people who might want to harm a woman running alone. "Every time I go out, my...