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To neighbors and customers of his family's storefront chicken takeout, Ahmad Khan Rahami was a friendly, quiet presence behind the counter who liked talking about cars and was generous with free food. So when the 28-year-old Afghan immigrant was apprehended Monday as the lead...
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama tapped some big voices to help deliver her push to get girls educated across the world. The U.S. first lady went to Broadway on Monday to host a concert for the spouses of global heads of state that included performances from the female-centric...
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman who was fatally shot on a Phoenix freeway made nervous pleas for help to a 911 operator as she was chased by three men in a pickup truck. A transcript of Dinya Farmer's call to the 911 operator was released by police Monday, nearly two weeks after the 49-...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 40-year-old black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The police chief in Tulsa, Oklahoma, says a black man who was shot to death by a white city police officer was not armed, and no weapon was...
Source: Getty Images ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the gas shortage caused by a pipeline spill (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Gasoline prices are increasing across the South following a pipeline break in Alabama. AAA Carolinas reports the average price for a gallon in North...
Source: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have granted tentative approval to a highly contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine. The Food and Drug Administration said it...
MIAMI (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating the unrelated shooting deaths of two young children on both sides of the state Sunday. Investigators on Monday morning announced the arrest of a 16-year-old boy and the uncle of 4-year-old Amirra Jacques, who apparently found a...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a suspicious device found near a train station in New Jersey (all times local): 7 a.m. FBI agents and police have converged on an apartment near a New Jersey train station where one of five devices found in a backpack exploded while a bomb...
MIAMI (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating the fatal shootings of two young children on both sides of the state. The shootings occurred Sunday at an apartment complex in Tampa and at a home in Riviera Beach in Palm Beach County. Tampa police said in a news release that a...
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Thousands of people have staged a protest in the Burundian capital over a United Nations...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lincoln's law office in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois insurance regulators are reminding customers of Land of Lincoln Health that they must...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago businessman has been ordered to serve two years in prison and repay more than $...
ENTEBBE, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police have prevented organizers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders of a...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poaching syndicates were able to move large shipments of African elephant ivory last year...