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WASHINGTON (AP) — An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray's unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy but Thomas lived just six days. Latching onto hope for something positive to come from heartache, Gray donated some of Thomas...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One man was killed and four other people were injured in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus. Police believe the two shootings in the eastern Illinois city of Champaign may be related. They say...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin "a leader — unlike what we have in this country." But most Americans don't agree with Trump's assessment of Putin's leadership skills, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. Only 24 percent of registered...
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24. The Marlins announced Fernandez's death, and the U.S. Coast Guard...
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities arrested a suspect Saturday evening in in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation: WHAT HAPPENED? Authorities say the...
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state (all times local): 11:18 p.m. The suspect in the Washington state mall shooting has a criminal record that includes domestic-violence assault charges. The Seattle Times reports ( http://bit.ly/...
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police investigating a triple homicide inside a Southern California home were searching for a teenage girl who lived there and is considered at-risk. The probe began Saturday morning after a child called 911 to report her parents had died. The child...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive. The shooting erupted outside some rowhouses about 8:30 p.m...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a standoff at San Francisco's Civic Center (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Police say an ongoing standoff with an armed and suicidal man has shut down San Francisco's Civic Center and nearby United Nations Plaza. Police spokesman Carlos Manfredi...
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the "godfather of gore," has died. He was...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a high-flying Silicon Valley...