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A US veteran died at a nursing home, abandoned. Hundreds of strangers came to...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks died alone at a nursing home in Maine, abandoned and all but forgotten. Then the...

Authorities arrest Alabama man wanted in connection with multiple homicides

MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) — An Alabama man wanted in connection with homicides in Oklahoma was apprehended Thursday in Arkansas after a search that spanned...

Millions are sweating it out as a heat wave nears its peak from Midwest...

SQUAM LAKE, N.H. (AP) — A heat wave from the Midwest to New England moved closer to a breaking point Thursday as millions of...

Rapper Travis Scott arrested after Miami Beach police say he drunkenly yelled at people...

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott was arrested in Miami Beach early Thursday on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and public intoxication after...

The Supreme Court upholds the conviction of woman who challenged expert testimony in a...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a California woman who said she did not know about a stash...

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer and 35...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human-caused climate change dialed up the thermostat and turbocharged the odds of this month's killer heat that has been baking the...

Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico as season’s first named storm

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, rumbled ashore early Thursday and moved inland over northeast Mexico, bringing heavy...

Can a marriage survive a gender transition? Yes, and even thrive. How these couples...

Marissa Lasoff-Santos and the person she would marry quickly fell head over heels in love. Lasoff-Santos was a gay woman. Her girlfriend was a...

Snapchat Inc. to pay $15 million to settle discrimination and harassment lawsuit in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Snapchat Inc. will pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by California’s civil rights agency that claimed the company...

Colombian family’s genes offer new clue to delaying onset of Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists studying a family plagued by early-in-life Alzheimer’s found some carry a genetic oddity that delays their initial symptoms by five...