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CHICAGO (AP) — Voters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on Tuesday temporarily halted broader registration rules that Republicans call unconstitutional. Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan's move...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Charlotte police say they are evacuating headquarters and a bomb squad is investigating a suspicious package. Images taken near the...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars within a century, "Battlestar Galactica" style. During a speech Tuesday in Mexico, Musk outlined his plan to establish a city on Mars. He wants to make humans a multi-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people — the mother, the father and an egg donor. The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother, who had...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling. For many women, the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was a case study in deja vu. For more than 90 minutes on a national stage, they said Tuesday, Trump subjected...
The Pomfret School in Connecticut has revealed that several of its teachers engaged in improper conduct with students between the 1970s and 2000s, adding its name to a list of elite boarding schools now reckoning with past sexual misconduct by educators. Pomfret Head of School J...
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California worsened a wildfire Tuesday that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose...
NEW YORK (AP) — A star battalion chief at the Fire Department of New York was killed Tuesday morning when a house explosion rocked a Bronx neighborhood, jolting residents out of their beds, authorities and witnesses said. Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran and a father of three,...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Arleen Weise was apprehensive when she learned Hollywood was making a movie about the offshore explosion that killed her son, Adam, and 10 other men aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Watching an advance screening of the action film last month...