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ATLANTA (AP) — The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown was never really her own. Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The stranger clenched his fists and shook his head, recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel rod. His audience, two women lunching at a Lafayette bistro on a Saturday afternoon, sat across from him, shocked and silent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges cover only the cost of transmission to researchers. Planned...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On weekday evenings, carpenters and longshoremen, working mothers and young professionals hailing from Latin America and living in Los Angeles and throughout the U.S. tune their radios to Oswaldo Diaz's show and get a peek into the love lives of immigrants. "...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a comeback in the pine barrens of upstate New York where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov decades ago. "This project has...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to "choose the path to progress" by continuing to root out corruption, confront terrorism and be more inclusive of women and girls. Closing out a historic...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing an historic visit to the land that considers him a local son with an address to the people of Kenya. Obama also planned to speak with Kenyan youth and meet with civic leaders before he arrives late Sunday in Ethiopia, the...
ALTA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire raced through more than six square miles of drought-stricken timber Saturday, threatening at least 150 rural homes in the Sierra Nevada, authorities said. The blaze erupted at around 2:30 p.m. and forced evacuations of some...
GRANTSBURG, Wis. (AP) — A small Wisconsin town said goodbye on Saturday to a Marine killed in the recent attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A dozen members of a Marine Corps honor guard stood watch as fellow Marines in dress blue uniforms carried...
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia enjoyed a solid 60 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter, with a good performance...
ROCKBRIDGE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old southern Missouri man has drowned in a creek. The Missouri...
Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed...
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone are now monitoring more than 500 people after one man...
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill...
ATLANTA (AP) — The latest on the investigation into Confederate flags found at the Ebenezer Baptist Church near...