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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are trying to unravel how a relative may have picked up a Zika infection from a Utah man who died. The tropical virus rarely spreads from person to person, not like the flu or the measles. The virus can pass from a pregnant woman to her fetus and...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman's "movements, his direction, his attention...
CHICAGO (AP) — A racially charged narrative has re-emerged in the U.S. due to fatal shootings of black men by white officers as well as the shooting deaths of eight officers in Texas and Louisiana. This round of violence — and protests against such violence — began and continued...
The deliberate targeting of pedestrians along a promenade in France last week by a French-Tunisian national, which killed 84 people and wounded dozens, has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of gathering in crowds in an age of terrorism and mass shootings. People at events...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them, health officials said Monday. The two people did not have...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention in Cleveland (EDT): 7:44 a.m. Republican Donald Trump is making an early, surprise visit to Cleveland Monday to catch his wife's speech at the Republican National Convention. Trump says in a phone interview with "...
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Kirk leans across the counter of the pawnshop where he works for $11 an hour. It's less than half what he made in the mines, but the best he can do these days. He and two customers ponder what this city might look like in 10 years if nothing changes...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff's deputy in Baton Rouge was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups. Gavin Eugene Long, whose last known address was in Kansas City, Missouri, carried...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Just days before he was shot and killed, a Baton Rouge police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how difficult it was to be both a police officer and a black man, a friend said...