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CHAPIN, S.C. (AP) — The people who know Dylann Storm Roof — the people who watched his progression from a sweet child to a disturbed man — are struggling with guilt. How could they have missed the signs? Could they have done something to prevent the deaths of nine innocents at...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday when a woman climbed the flagpole and — despite calls by police to get down — removed the banner. Bree Newsome, 30, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's watershed same-sex marriage ruling, he held it up as evidence that a "shift in hearts and minds is possible." Obama may well have been describing his own public trajectory on gay unions — a complicated...
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left him a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest. The pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix and his owner took the $1,500 prize Friday night, besting 25 other dogs...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A recovery crew on Friday reached a remote site in southeast Alaska where a sightseeing plane crashed, killing all nine people aboard. Chris John of the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad said the aircraft was sitting at a steep angle and three members from...
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the hunt for two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. Authorities say more evidence left behind by two escaped New York prisoners has been found in an area near the Canadian border where more than 1...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. (All times Eastern) ___ 11:40 a.m. Gay marriages are already underway in states where they were banned until the Supreme Court ruling Friday. Several gay couples have received marriage licenses in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. (All times Eastern) ___ 10:50 a.m. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton was clearly prepared for the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in southeast Alaska will attempt Friday to recover the remains of nine people killed when their sightseeing plane crashed. Wind and rain prevented any recovery after the wreckage of the aircraft was found Thursday against a granite rock face...
MIAMI, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two people from Missouri have died after they were hit by a...
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday and the Detroit Tigers expect him to...
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday and the Detroit Tigers expect him to...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores...
BRENTWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The wettest June on record in St. Louis has caused rivers to rise and saturate farmland. It'...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his...