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BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting them, according to a transcript released Friday...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state. In vetoing the measure just a day after the Legislature passed it,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said. The White House was briefly placed on a security alert after the shooting, which...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting outside the White House (all times local): 4:55 p.m. First Lady Michelle Obama was wrapping up a speech in downtown Washington at midday Friday. The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. Her office would not say whether she, or the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A uniformed Secret Service officer shot a person who drew a weapon just outside the White House Friday afternoon, a U.S. law enforcement official said Friday. The shooting happened within view of sightseers outside the front of the building, near sidewalks...
NEW YORK (AP) — Since the start of 2014, more than 1,600 people have died in commercial aviation disasters. That rate is up from the preceding three years and results in part from some shocking incidents, including a pilot suicide and the downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing to determine if Jason Dalton goes to trial for the fatal shootings of six people in Michigan (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. A man accused of killing six people and injuring two more during a night of random shootings has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer will a small bag of chips count as two or three servings. Michelle Obama said parents will be the beneficiaries. "You will no...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An itemized list believed to be from former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln's funeral has resurfaced after two of the oldest funeral homes in Springfield, Illinois, merged. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register ( http://bit.ly/27HeY0G ) reports that the...