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BOSTON (AP) — A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear. Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm is scheduled to address spinners and other fad items when the nonprofit organization presents its annual list...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, hovering south of Louisiana as it churned tides and spun bands of heavy, potentially flooding rain onto the central and eastern Gulf Coast. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency because of...
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on Georgia's 6th District Congressional race (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Republican Karen Handel is thanking President Donald Trump for supporting her victory in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, which keeps a key seat in the party's hands...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker made one last legal push Tuesday to put about $1,000 back in the hands of nearly every state resident for their share of Alaska's oil wealth. Sen. Bill Wielechowski argued before the Alaska Supreme Court in Anchorage that Gov. Bill Walker...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the car, a video...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit involving the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend (all times local): 2:50 p.m. An Alaska lawmaker has argued that Gov. Bill Walker overstepped his authority in reducing the size of the yearly check that state residents receive from Alaska...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Experts say back-to-back fatal maulings of people by black bears in Alaska appear to be flukes by rogue bears but warn that people venturing into bear habitat should always carry bear repellent spray or guns. In the first attack, a black bear killed a 16...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday. The report, from the University of California at Berkeley's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, is certain to add...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has a July 20 parole hearing that could have him released from a Nevada prison on Oct. 1, a state parole official said Tuesday. Simpson, now 70, has served more than eight years of a nine-to-33 year sentence imposed...
ROME (AP) — Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of...
ROME (AP) — Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Food aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what...
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind...
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been killed in a St. Louis house fire. KSDK-TV ( http://on.ksdk.com/...