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10 Things to Know for Today

Jul 22, 2019

Among 10 Things to Know: Puerto Rico braces for huge protests against governor; Democrats and Republicans prepare for special counsel Robert Mueller's Congress testimony; Israel demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

Power restored to some in New York after heat wave outage

Jul 22, 2019

Power has been restored to 13,000 customers in Brooklyn, but around 40,000 others across New York City are still without power as temperatures remained high overnight and rain clouds loomed over the city

NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

Jul 22, 2019

A mainstay technology is missing among New York state troopers

The Latest: Power restored to nearly all utility customers

Jul 21, 2019

A utility company says it has restored power to nearly all of its 33,000 customers on Kauai

Today in History

Jul 21, 2019

Today in History

Report: At least 14 Alaska cities have officers with records

Jul 21, 2019

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica report that at least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law

GOP group removes post calling congresswomen "Jihad Squad"

Jul 21, 2019

An Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic women members of Congress and referred to them as the "Jihad Squad."

Authorities: 8 hurt by lightning at Florida Gulf Coast beach

Jul 21, 2019

Authorities say a lightning strike at a Gulf Coast beach in Florida has left eight people injured, one of them critically

Utility says most of a Hawaiian island is without power

Jul 21, 2019

A utility company that serves about 33,000 customers on the island of Kauai reports that power is out on most of the island

Could coastal mansions become eligible for disaster aid?

Jul 21, 2019

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Indiana police identify body of Detroit woman found in 1999

Jul 21, 2019

Authorities have identified a Michigan woman found dead nearly 20 years ago in a northeastern Indiana field

Former Associated Press technician Ed Smith dies at 71

Jul 21, 2019

Charles Edwin "Ed" Smith, who worked as a technician for The Associated Press over a 40-year career that included major sports and political events, has died at age 71.

Florida seeks 2 juveniles who escaped detention center

Jul 21, 2019

Two juveniles remained at large after authorities say they attacked staff members to escape a Florida detention center

Police: Young Texas mom missing since concert last weekend

Jul 21, 2019

Authorities in Texas are looking for a 29-year-old mother who hasn't been seen since going on a date last weekend

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo suffocated

Jul 21, 2019

A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated