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MIAMI (AP) — Authorities in Florida said Thursday they have found the Zika virus in three trapped mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time this has happened in the continental US. The three mosquitoes were trapped in a touristy 1.5-square-mile area of Miami Beach that had been...
NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives hunting for the person who strangled a runner in a secluded New York City marsh were encouraged after genetic material found beneath her fingernails, on her phone and on her neck resulted in a DNA profile of her probable attacker. A month later, their...
NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives hunting for the person who strangled a runner in a secluded New York City marsh were encouraged after genetic material found beneath her fingernails, on her phone and on her neck resulted in a DNA profile of her probable attacker. A month later, their...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida have found the Zika virus in trapped mosquitoes, the first time this has happened in the continental US. Officials say 3 mosquitoes from Miami Beach have tested positive. The state agricultural commissioner calls the development...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago saw its deadliest month in two decades in August, recording 90 homicides for the month, the city's police department said Thursday. The last time the city recorded 90 killings in a month was August 1996, according to Chicago Police Department data. Last...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh took part in a ceremony Sunday in Amman, Jordan, to mark the United States taking in its goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees in a year-old resettlement program. By Wednesday, the 47-year-old former construction worker and his family were...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An independent investigator looking at sexual abuse at the elite Rhode Island boarding school St. George's issued a report Thursday documenting widespread abuse there in the 1970s and 1980s. Among the findings is that at least one in five girls who...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury in Alabama has indicted a former NASA space shuttle commander on four felony charges in the traffic deaths of two girls killed on a rural highway in June, a prosecutor said Thursday. Grand jurors indicted James Halsell Jr., who turns 60 on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people, the president of the prominent Jesuit university in Washington...