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WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Who should be able to vote and how easy should it be? It's a question that goes to the core of democracy. Voting rights are in flux in the final months of Barack Obama's two terms as the first black president. Citing a need to combat fraud,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you see these pennies, pick them up. You'll have a whole lot more than good luck. Two rare American one-cent coins dating back to 1792 are anticipated to sell for nearly a million dollars at a public auction in Southern California starting Wednesday. The...
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Inside a huge walk-in freezer in suburban Denver, a college student in a thick parka shoots a jolt of electricity through a yard-long column of ice extracted from Antarctica. Just outside the freezer, in a much warmer room, a computer wired to the ice...
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...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A notorious rapist who muffled victim's screams with a pillowcase was back in a state mental hospital Tuesday, two years after he was released over the protests of prosecutors and women who feared he would attack again. Christopher Hubbart, 65, is not accused...
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...