BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government demonstrations in the Serbi…
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CLEVELAND (AP) — With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after officials signaled work remains to be done on an agreement for a truce in the tariff war between the U.S. and China.
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In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the officer's arrest, but also are noticing some recurring and troubling themes.
NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Salinger thought of including his generation's idea of a trigger alert as he worked on "The Catcher in the Rye."
DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show on Tuesday that reflected the tight-knit community of artists who supported each other through success and loss.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Seven years after hitting the road to perform and share their stories of recording with some of the biggest names in pop music, a New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians is being recognized for its efforts.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Efforts to settle thousands of lawsuits related to the nation's opioid epidemic intensified Wednesday ahead of the scheduled start of arguments in the first federal trial over the crisis.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were closing in on the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Community and faith leaders on Wednesday called on the Trump administration to open a civil rights investigation into the Fort Worth Police Department in the wake of a white officer's fatal shooting of a black woman in her home, saying the goal should be a police ref…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has started deliberating whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as a cruel, deadly event for its canine participants.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on two deaths at the home of "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says world leaders aren't entirely above its ban on users threatening violence or promoting terrorism on the site.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife stabbed to death by couple's son, who police subsequently shot to death.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed an assault charge against the brother of boxer Claressa Shields in connection with an attack on the trainer for Ivana Habazin before the weigh-in for their fight.
ATLANTA (AP) — With the filing of yet another criminal charge against a co-founder of Dragon Con, his attorney has renewed his call for a prosecutor to be barred from any matter involving his client.
"Oh good, another Hitler comedy! It's been too long," said no studio development executive, ever.
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Ever since Canada became the first major country to legalize marijuana for adults a year ago, other nations have been paying attention.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.
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BAGLEY, Iowa (AP) — Blood may be thicker than water, but it'll still flood your basement.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix's upcoming release of "The Laundromat," which they say defames them as criminal masterminds and may affect criminal cases against them.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a story Oct. 15 about the resignations of organizers of a popular Iowa bike ride, The Associated Press reported that Gannett, the Des Moines Register's parent company, didn't immediately respond to inquiries. That sentence should have been removed once Gannett's chi…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Keep him talking, don't interrupt him and, no matter what, don't ask why he killed his victims.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drawing on his own Jewish heritage and experiences growing up surrounded by prejudice, writer-director-actor Taika Waititi was excited to make a movie against hate through a satire of the Nazi culture at the height of WWII, until he saw himself dressed as Adolf Hitler for …
MONROE, Wash. (AP) — At first, teachers at Sky Valley Education Center simply evacuated students and used fans to clear the air when the fluorescent lights caught fire or smoked with noxious fumes. When black oil dripped onto desks and floors, they caught leaks with a bucket and duct-taped o…
NEW YORK (AP) — The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park officials have announced plans to begin removing non-native mountain goats from the park by lethal and non-lethal means.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An animal rescue group says more than 300 birds crashed into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte, killing some 100 of them.
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In an Oct. 12 story about pregnancy discrimination, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Neal Gerber and Eisenberg law firm. A corrected version of the story is below:
CHERRY LOG, Ga. (AP) — Along a bustling four-lane highway that winds through the north Georgia mountains, an unassuming wooden structure breaks the monotony of churches, billboards and stores selling kitschy knickknacks.
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ADA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories.
DALLAS (AP) — At some point early next year, air travelers will need to decide if they're willing to take a flight on a Boeing 737 Max.
Sales of subcompact crossover SUVs have surged by 60% over the past few years, according to Edmunds' transaction data. Two of the more popular models powering this trend are the Kia Soul and the Jeep Renegade. The Soul and the Renegade have different strengths and weaknesses, though both off…
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NEW YORK (AP) — Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, has died. He was 96.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BERLIN, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZAGENO, a leading enterprise marketplace solution connecting e-commerce to life science, today announced that Josef (“Joe”) H. von Rickenbach has been named as the Chairman of ZAGENO’s Board of Directors. The position is effectiv…
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carl and Kerri Schwartz say they have good medical reason for not vaccinating their disabled 11-year-old son, Thorn, and until recently his local public school went along with their family doctor's advice.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards on Tuesday, winning artist of the year, song of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year.
LeBron James had time, and plenty of it, to figure out how best to answer the questions he knew were coming. Long days in hotel rooms in China and a long flight home gave him every chance to carefully craft a response to a controversy he had no part in making but one that directly affects hi…