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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A plan gaining support in Congress and backed by the cargo shipping industry would establish a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. waterways that environmental groups say would open the door to more invasive species like zebra and...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby arrived in court Tuesday for a key hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to put the 78-year-old comedian on trial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman over a decade ago. Cosby walked into the Montgomery County...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Bill Cosby is in a Pennsylvania courthouse for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case. Dressed in a dark suit, Cosby waved toward...
NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it has set an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials and tribal leaders are holding what they describe as an emergency meeting to protest plans by a French auction house to sell artifacts that the tribes consider sacred. The auctions have been a sticking point between U.S. and French officials...
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The speaker of Alabama's House of Representatives is going on trial on felony charges that could result in his removal from office. A judge told jurors to be in court Tuesday morning to begin the trial of Speaker Mike Hubbard. Hubbard engineered the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and dinosaurs might not be extinct had bigger ones on Noah's Ark been able to reproduce. Mary Lou...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Most people entered in the "Rap Back" database elsewhere in the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Most people entered in the "Rap Back" database elsewhere in the U.S...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — One man suspected of killing a woman in downtown St. Louis carjacking before throwing her 9-month...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has reopened a bankruptcy case for "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member...
BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Germany's national soccer team on packages of a popular chocolate brand have prompted...
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will cut up to 1,850 jobs and book an approximately $950 million writedown as it...
PARIS (AP) — Japanese players Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka both advanced to the third round at the French Open on...
PARIS (AP) — Japanese players Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka both advanced to the third round at the French Open on...