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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a law that requires a marker to be placed in the passports of people convicted of sex offenses against children is premature because the marker provision is not yet in effect, a federal judge said Friday in a ruling dismissing the suit...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's process for maintaining its voter rolls wrongfully removes eligible people, a federal appeals court ruled Friday as the perennial presidential battleground state prepares for the fall election. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the New...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Five major hospitals in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit health care plan said Friday they will donate a combined $21.5 million toward the construction of nearly 400 housing units for the city's burgeoning homeless and low-income population — a move hailed...
LUTHERVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man Friday while investigating a bank robbery in suburban Baltimore and that a second man was injured. Baltimore County Police Cpl. John Wachter says the man who died was the driver of a car that police had stopped...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in several Iowa cities were mobilizing resources Friday to handle flooding from a rain-swollen river that has forced evacuations in several communities upstream, while a Wisconsin town was recovering from storms now blamed for two deaths. More...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Republican congressman who represents the Charlotte area said Thursday that people are protesting in the city because they "hate white people." U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose district includes parts of Charlotte and its suburbs, was asked by an...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A computer hacker who helped the Islamic State by providing names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and military workers as potential targets was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. The sentence was much higher than the 6-year term sought by defense...
WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — Schools are delayed and police in one eastern North Carolina community are asking people to stay out of downtown after widespread flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia. Media outlets report Pender County schools are operating on a two-hour delay...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, says a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Damon Gupton has joined the cast of "Criminal Minds" after Thomas Gibson was fired last month...
Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 6 p.m. Questions...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials say the murder of Mexican film director Leon Serment and his wife's subsequent death...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated Matt Holliday from the disabled list, and the veteran...
After the Penguins paraded the Stanley Cup through the streets of Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby took it to his...
After the Penguins paraded the Stanley Cup through the streets of Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby took it to his...