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Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found.

Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.

Canadian wildfire smoke on course to reach Minnesota by Thursday

Smoke from a massive wildfire in Alberta is at Minnesota's doorstep, meaning the dimmer switch on the sun will be dialed down a touch come…

Pentagon says fewer sex-assault victims faced retaliation

The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation for making claims of sexual assault, arguing that what might sometimes feel like revenge may actually be an attempt to help.

Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82.


Florida Supreme Court considers overturning death sentences

The lives of nearly 400 death row inmates hang in the balance during oral arguments Thursday before Florida's Supreme Court, which will ultimately decide if their sentences should be reduced to life in prison.


North Carolina leaders denounce federal threat on LGBT law

North Carolina's Republican leaders are calling a federal warning about the legality of the state's new law limiting LGBT anti-discrimination rules a broad overreach by the government.


AP FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia

Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.


Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist

The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain.


Questions: Did Prince's call for help get right response?

Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine.


Clock starts for voters to reject new California tobacco age

California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November.


Navajos shocked as details of kidnapping death emerge

On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl.


Johnny Manziel heads to court in domestic violence case

Johnny Manziel is expected to make his first courtroom appearance in Dallas after his indictment in a domestic violence case.


MTA: 1 ½-year or 3-year shutdown for L train repairs

The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months, or see extremely limited service for three years, under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.


Foreign investors in fizzled development at wit's end

Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility in northern Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars of investors' money.


Total of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposure

Officials say the number of workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation evaluated for chemical vapor exposure has climbed to 42, following reports last month that a tank had leaked several thousand gallons of radioactive waste.


World Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class

Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame.


The Latest: Doctor called to help Prince is pain specialist

The Latest on Dr. Howard Kornfeld, an addiction and pain specialist, who was asked to help Prince before his death (all times local):


Kansas City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatus

A city that once had one of the nation's largest streetcar networks is preparing to launch a smaller, modern version that supporters say will shape development for years to come.