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WASHINGTON (AP) — Creating babies from the DNA of three people — a man and two women — one day might prevent mothers from passing on devastating genetic diseases, and advisers to the government now say it's ethical to test under certain conditions. At issue is a kind of DNA that...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The latest on Bill Cosby's court appearance on a felony sexual assault charge (all times local): ___ 9:20 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse where a judge will decide whether to dismiss a sexual assault case against the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fugitive New York real estate heir held in Louisiana on a weapons charge has a court date for a plea agreement that will let him return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge. Court filings show U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt has scheduled Robert Durst'...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential candidates has come from unknown or masked donors. Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fickle electorate. Most poll-takers took it on the chin when Donald Trump's lead in pre-election polls ended with a Ted Cruz...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The unidentified person had not...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executed a 72-year-old man, its oldest death row inmate, early Wednesday for the killing of a convenience store manager during a robbery decades ago. Brandon Astor Jones was pronounced dead at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday after an injection of the barbiturate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last May. Canadian...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to help pay the water bills of Flint residents facing an emergency over the city's lead-contaminated water supply. Snyder will brief Flint officials and pastors about the plan Wednesday and...
CHICAGO (AP) — American Airlines is adding five new gates to O'Hare International Airport as part of the Chicago...
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Qatari state oil company, Qatar Petroleum, says it has reached a deal with Chevron to...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese are flocking to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of...
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese are flocking to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump bought a franchise in the upstart United States Football...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump bought a franchise in the upstart United States Football...