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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Key West is one of the most gay-friendly places in the country. The Florida Panhandle — many locals call it the Redneck Riviera — is a different story. The massacre of 49 people in a gay nightclub happened between these extremes, forcing many...
HARVEY, La. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in a New Orleans suburb was just about to search a suspect when the 19-year-old flipped around, pulled out a gun and reaching over the officer, shot him in the back, a Louisiana sheriff said, calling the incident a "cold blooded murder."...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder. Now the 10-year-old San Jose boy is getting help from "autism glass" — an experimental...
NEW YORK (AP) — A young woman boards a crowded subway in New York City. As more passengers pile in, a man inches closer and starts grinding his groin against her. The woman knows what's happening but the train is so packed she can't get away. It's a situation police say plays...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, according to new information from the Census Bureau. The nation's Asian population grew at 3.4 percent between July 2014 and 2015, with migration responsible for the majority of the growth,...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Families in a poor farming community where hundreds of domestic wells have dried up during California's historic drought will soon have clean water again flowing into their homes, officials said Wednesday. The state announced plans to spend $10 million to...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Last year, a French couple died while trying to make sure their 9-year-old son had enough water on a broiling summertime outing in a New Mexico national park. Over the weekend, two Germans visiting Tucson for a conference succumbed to the perilous heat after...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on DNA test results showing a Colorado prison inmate is not Prince's son, according to a person who has seen a sealed document: (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The mother of a Colorado prison inmate who claims to be Prince's son says she doesn't...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two former Air Force psychologists who helped design the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques for terrorism suspects acknowledge using waterboarding and other harsh tactics but deny allegations of torture and war crimes leveled by a civil liberties group...