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Florida sees first newborn with Zika-related microcephaly

The baby of a Haitian woman who gave birth in Florida was diagnosed with microcephaly, which causes many serious developmental problems.

Microcephaly had affected babies in Hawaii and N.J.

Alaska hikers rescued on trip to bus made famous by 'Into the Wild'

Emile Hirsch stars in the 2007 film version of "Into the Wild," which features an abandoned bus.

Officials say two hikers rescued after failing to return on time from a trip into the Alaska wilderness are the latest to be saved after trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."


Clock ticking, but tweaks in play for N. Carolina LGBT law

The window is small and the strategy tricky, but GOP legislative leaders in North Carolina say there's a chance to change the state law that sparked a clash over transgender rights nationally.


Crews fighting blaze at train collision site with 3 missing

Three crew members were missing and one was hurt after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area.


Brooklyn Park man, 58, drowns in Itasca County lake

Authorities say a suburban Twin Cities man has drowned in a northern Minnesota lake.


Charges: Abducted Utah train worker left to die in Wyoming

A Salt Lake City train worker who was kidnapped during his shift by a father and son on the run from police died just over two hours later in the wind-swept Wyoming countryside, beaten beyond recognition and his neck slashed, authorities said.


Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84

Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.


Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:15-17-20-35-55, Mega Ball: 7, Megaplier: 2(fifteen, seventeen, twenty, thirty-five, fifty-five; Mega…


MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:01-04-10-11-13-14-15-16-18-20-21-24(one, four, ten, eleven, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-four)01-02-03-09-11-12-13-14-20-21-22-23(one, two, three, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen,…


California land officials sign off on closing nuclear plant

California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought.


Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO bill

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law.


Oregon county keeps judge who blocked refuge occupiers

Residents of a remote county in eastern Oregon where an armed group seized a federal wildlife refuge voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep in office a top local official who had denied the occupiers access to a county building.


Hamilton's ties to Albany highlighted in tours, exhibit

Long before his life story became the toast of the Great White Way, Alexander Hamilton was a hit in Albany.


College students take to social media to take on terrorism

Students at one New York college are taking to social media to tackle terrorism.


Ex-NFL player wants sentencing delayed over concussion exam

A former NFL wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing money from two children's charities is asking that his sentencing hearing be delayed again after prosecutors sought medical records related to a concussion examination.


Ohio State band trainer to be sentenced for sexual battery

A former Ohio State University drum major instructor who pleaded guilty to a sexual battery charge over an encounter with a student is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Columbus.


Brother of pastor competent to stand trial in his slaying

An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial.


Asian stocks up as worries from Britain's EU leave vote ease

Asian stock markets rallied on Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street and even bigger gains in Europe, as worries about uncertainty following Britain's EU referendum eased.


The Latest: Judge prevails in recall linked to takeover

The Latest on an Oregon recall election linked to the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge (all times local):