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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a young black woman was shot dead as police tried to pull her from a stolen car. The woman's shooting...
HONOLULU (AP) — When David Paul Sennett was a child, he had a stuffed donkey. But he always wanted a real one of his own. Decades later, Sennett's childhood dream came true when he adopted Barney, a wild donkey from Hawaii's Big Island who was orphaned when his mother was killed...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96. The English-born, Canadian-educated Young died...
DENVER (AP) — Congress is showing an increased willingness to let VA doctors talk to veterans about medical marijuana in states where it's legal, although final approval is far from certain. The House approved a measure this week that would let Veterans Affairs Department...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma abortion bill vetoed Friday by the governor followed at least seven other attempts by state lawmakers to restrict abortions. All of them were shot down by the courts over the last five years. The latest bill would have made it a felony for a...
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting them, according to a transcript released Friday...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state. In vetoing the measure just a day after the Legislature passed it,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said. The White House was briefly placed on a security alert after the shooting, which...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting outside the White House (all times local): 4:55 p.m. First Lady Michelle Obama was wrapping up a speech in downtown Washington at midday Friday. The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. Her office would not say whether she, or the...