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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country reeled from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and spent the past five years covering politics for Nevada's largest newspaper, died...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's police chief says a man suspected of fatally shooting an officer apparently wanted police to kill him. Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says 21-year-old Trepierre Hummons texted people before the shooting and indicated he wanted to make police kill him...
NEW YORK (AP) — Over a ton of confiscated ivory tumbled off a conveyor belt into a rock crusher in Times Square on Friday in a symbolic display highlighting an illegal trade that activists say threatens the survival of African elephants. The Wildlife Conservation Society says...
The streets of Oakland, California, are awash in yellow and blue as hundreds of thousands of fans continue to watch and cheer the Golden State Warriors victory parade, which has been 40 years in the making. In a rare moment of glory, Oakland — a city that usually makes news for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders on Friday condemned the deadly shootings in South Carolina as an attack on faith, offering deeply personal responses to the murders but no suggestion that they see gun control as part of the answer. "The idea that anyone, that...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores. That could change later this year when three leading tech companies are promising to...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It was not the kind of public engagement that organizers of a contemporary art show had in mind: A wood and tile bench displayed in the shoreline town of Madison was removed, torn apart and put in a dumpster by a maintenance worker. The piece, by New York...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Big tech companies are competing to help you pay for a store purchase with your phone. Here are some options: Apple Pay: How it works: Apple Pay lets you pay by placing an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, or Apple Watch, next to a store device equipped for near-field...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has struck down a restriction that would have prevented doctors from administering abortion-inducing pills remotely via video teleconferencing, saying it would have placed an undue burden on a woman's right to get an abortion. Iowa...
Many stroke patients have a new treatment option — if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse...
CHICAGO (AP) — With the Chicago Bulls already loaded in the frontcourt, Bobby Portis understands playing time won'...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option and will return next...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with defenseman David Rundblad on a two-year extension...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently...
MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam is praising the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage throughout the...