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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with — it's also the hot and sticky weather. The heat wave that descended on the city is expected show no mercy on Sunday with...
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A guide who was leading tourists down Grand Teton mountain has died. The Exum Mountain Guide company says Gary Falk, 42, was leading a group down from a successful ascent of Grand Teton National Park's highest peak when he fell at 10:30 a.m. Saturday...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Thomas Sutherland, who was held captive in Lebanon for more than six years until he was freed and returned home to become professor emeritus at Colorado State University, has died. According to Colorado State University, Sutherland died in Fort Collins...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A wildfire burning in the mountainous Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles has grown to more than 17 square miles. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy says the fire is...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral for a Kansas City, Kansas, police captain shot to death on duty. Kansas City, Kansas, police Capt. Robert Melton was fatally shot Tuesday by a suspect fleeing law enforcement. A 20-year-old man, Jamaal Lewis...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 8:50 a.m. A wildfire burning in wilderness north of Los Angeles expanded significantly overnight to more than 8½ square miles. Much of the sky over greater Los Angeles is filled with heavy smoke...
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — California bore down Saturday against the continuing heat and wildfires that have forced the evacuations of hundreds of homes as red-flag warnings of extreme fire danger predicted gusty winds and scorching, dry air. For a second day, triple-digit...
The Associated Press-GfK poll on guns was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications July 7 to July 11. It is based on online interviews of 1,009 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. The original sample was drawn from...
A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15. Yet behind that support are deep divisions based on political party, geography,...
TOKYO (AP) — "Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of...
NEW DELHI (AP) — "Pokemon Go" has yet to officially arrive in India, but that's not stopping people there from...
LONDON (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps horse who served under fire during the Korean War has been posthumously...
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Security was high Wednesday as groups of cheerful young pilgrims from around the globe...
PARIS (AP) — Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of...
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. sagged into a loss of 24.53 billion yen ($232 million) for the...