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MIAMI (AP) — A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-filled bomb on a Florida beach is no extremist, his attorney says. A criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges 23-year-old Harlem Suarez of Key West with attempting...
MIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash? Florida may have just what you're looking for. Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River. She and her husband, who are immigrants from Laos, have been fishing...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Green chiles have defined New Mexico for generations, gaining fans and fame around the globe. However, as this year's harvest begins, labor shortages, shrinking acreage, drought and foreign competition have hurt production in the state. Farmers and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday. Zion Harvey's forearms were heavily bandaged but his hands were visible as he flashed some big...
NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science. Some of the organization's affiliates, in fewer than five states, provide the tissue. That's not illegal and the organization...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — At least eight people, including several children, were injured Tuesday when a huge pine tree came crashing down just as a summer day camp at a children's museum was letting out for the day. Two children were critically injured, said Pasadena Fire...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a huge tree has fallen near a Southern California children's museum, injuring eight people — including several children — and two victims are in critical condition. The pine tree, which is dozens of feet tall, uprooted around 5 p.m...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The buzz is building outside the Salt Lake City theater where the satirical musical that mocks Mormons is set to make its debut in the heart of Mormonlandia. About 100 people lined up Tuesday to test their luck in a ticket lottery for opening night of the...
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Freeport's new Veterans Affairs clinic will open at the end of next month. The (Freeport)...
CHICAGO (AP) — A driver for a ride-sharing service accused of threatening Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others on...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the...
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Private employers in Illinois can now give preference to veterans when hiring new workers...