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The Latest: Congress urged to witness damage in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois is asking for a bipartisan delegation of congressional...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:33

Ex-official: Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switch

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's former director of disease control says she believes a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area is related to a switch in the city's...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:32

Ohio man charged under new law that makes bestiality a crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of performing a sex act on a dog has been charged under a new state law that criminalizes bestiality. The law went into...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:29

Have you seen this dog? Mexicans search for missing pets

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:26

Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:25

The Latest: St. Louis aldermen honor man killed by officer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on unrest in St. Louis following the acquittal of a former police officer I the death of a black man (all times local): 2:30...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:23

California man gets life terms for killing 8 in hair salon

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his ex-wife and seven others in a 2011...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:22

Duke Energy reverses, will disclose coal ash disaster maps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's largest electric company is publishing federally mandated maps that it previously refused to publish, showing what could happen to neighboring properties if a coal-ash...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:19

ACLU sues St. Louis over treatment of protesters

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called "unlawful and unconstitutional action"...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:18

The Latest: Senate Democrats look for bipartisan health deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A leading Senate Democrat says she's willing to resume efforts to find a bipartisan deal on...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:16

'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of the nine black students who famously integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957 says the images of a white supremacist rally...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:11

The Latest: Man gets life terms for killing 8 at hair salon

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man who killed eight people in a California shooting (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A California man has...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:04

Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she's not coming to "Free Speech Week" at the University of California, Berkeley, amid growing signs the event could fizzle. The...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:04

CORRECTS: National Weather Service says Guajataca Dam failing in western Puerto Rico, buses evacuating two towns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — CORRECTS: National Weather Service says Guajataca Dam failing in western Puerto Rico, buses evacuating two towns. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled name of dam.)
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:04

Calls grow to move slave auction block from city's downtown

FREDRICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown. The Free Lance-Star reported Thursday that the knee-high stone...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:58

Hurricane pushes long-suffering Puerto Rico to the edge

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faces a long road to recovery from Hurricane Maria, and it's not all because of the storm. The island was suffering through...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:55

California man sentenced to life in prison for killing 8 people in 2011 shooting rampage at hair salon

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — California man sentenced to life in prison for killing 8 people in 2011 shooting rampage at hair salon.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:53

All of Blue Ridge Parkway open after Irma's heavy rains

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The entire Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened after the heavy rains of Hurricane Irma forced the closure of some parts of it. The National Park Service...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:51

Humorist Jimmy Tingle files papers to run for Lt. Gov.

BOSTON (AP) — Comedian Jimmy Tingle is apparently setting his sights on public office. The longtime political humorist filed paperwork on Friday indicating he planned to run for lieutenant governor...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:47

The Latest: US: NKorea bomb test would draw tough response

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A senior U.S. diplomat says a North Korean hydrogen bomb test in...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:46

AP Was There: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine

WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: Sixty years ago, nine black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, putting to test a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:46

Abu Ghraib ex-inmates' lawsuit moves ahead in federal court

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is allowing former inmates of the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq to move ahead with their lawsuit against civilian contractors who worked...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:43

The Latest: 2 Puerto Rican towns evacuated as dam fails

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The National Weather Service says the Guajataca (wa ha TA ca) Dam is failing...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:43

Donatella Versace pays joyous tribute to brother Gianni

MILAN (AP) — On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at Donatella Versace's joyous, celebratory, healing runway tribute Friday to her brother Gianni Versace, 20...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:41

National Weather Service says Guatajaca Dam is failing in western Puerto Rico, buses evacuating population of two towns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — National Weather Service says Guatajaca Dam is failing in western Puerto Rico, buses evacuating population of two towns.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:39

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