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NEW YORK (AP) — It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue joint with drinks flowing on the outdoor deck. Except all of it...
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer shot and wounded an autistic man's black caretaker, authorities said, in an incident purportedly captured on cellphone video that shows the caretaker lying down with his arms raised before being shot. North Miami Assistant Police Chief Neal...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a police standoff in New York City (all times local): 6:50 a.m. Authorities say police negotiators are trying to talk to a man barricaded inside a vehicle in Manhattan, where he's suspected of tossing a hoax bomb through the window of a police...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are in standoff at Columbus Circle with a man believed to have thrown a suspicious device into a police car. The New York Post reports that a man in a gold SUV flung the device into a marked police car in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night. Authorities...
MIAMI (AP) — Florida health officials have trapped mosquitoes in an area of Miami-Dade County and are testing them for Zika to confirm whether a woman with the virus could be the first person infected directly by a mosquito bite in the continental United States. Florida's...
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The pregnant wife and 4-year-old son of a prominent Chinese dissident have sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area after leaving Thailand, where she said she no longer felt safe. "My husband is a political activist and fights for freedom and democracy...
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a musical joyride for Michelle Obama as she joined James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" session that aired Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show. The first lady and Corden didn't go far — security demanded that they stick to the driveway on the White...
NEW YORK (AP) — It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue joint with drinks flowing on the outdoor deck. Except all of it...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department bomb squad was called in after police say someone threw a suspicious object at a patrol car. Officials say someone in another vehicle threw the object at the patrol car at a busy midtown Manhattan intersection around midnight...