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'A primal experience': Americans dazzled by solar eclipse
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'A primal experience': Americans dazzled by solar eclipse
The moon is blotting the sun from the sky in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century

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Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene
A reptilian tail? A solar eclipse. Taylor Swift teases fans
A reptilian tail? A solar eclipse. Taylor Swift teases fans
Taylor Swift, Round 2: She returns to social media with video of a reptilian tail
Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted
Judge orders Montana congressman photographed, fingerprinted
A judge has ordered Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte to be booked, photographed and fingerprinted after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter the day before he was elected in May
Florida rally: Hundreds seek removal of Confederate monument
Several hundred Black Lives Matter supporters have protested in one small Florida city, demanding the removal of a Confederate monument in front of a courthouse
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Among 10 Things to Know: Solar eclipse holds Americans spellbound; second major collision at sea prompts broad review of Pacific-based 7th Fleet; Alabama is No. 1 in AP's preseason college football poll for second straight season.
Eclipse science: From galloping giraffes to solar wisps
Eclipse science: From galloping giraffes to solar wisps
From zoo visitors to professional astronomers, people across the United States gathered science from total solar eclipse
The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies
The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies
Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in Kentucky were struck by a car, and one has died
Military-style Christian sect leader charged in abuse case
A leader of a western New Mexico military-style Christian sect faces 100 child sexual abuse charges
Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead
Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead
An earthquake has rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes
AP Top Political News at 11:58 p.m. EDT
AP Top Political News at 11:58 p.m. EDT
Home Visits Help New Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

EL CENTRO, Calif. — Seated at a kitchen table in a cramped apartment, Rosendo Gil asked the young parents sitting across from him what they should do if their daughter caught a cold.

Blas Lopez, 29, and his fiancée, Lluvia Padilla, 28, quickly...

Despite Advance Directive, Dementia Patient Denied Last Wish, Says Spouse

MEDFORD, Ore. — Bill Harris is blunt: For more than a year, he has been trying to help his wife die.

The 75-year-old retired tech worker says it’s his duty to Nora Harris, his spouse of nearly four decades, who was diagnosed with early-onset...

AP Top News at 11:39 p.m. EDT
AP Top News at 11:39 p.m. EDT
AP Top U.S. News at 11:25 p.m. EDT
AP Top U.S. News at 11:25 p.m. EDT
Police: Fugitive's death 'breaks' cell behind Spain attacks
Police: Fugitive's death 'breaks' cell behind Spain attacks
Authorities say the lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona has been shot to death in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT
Nation's political split on display at Trump Phoenix visit
Nation's political split on display at Trump Phoenix visit
The nation's political split over President Donald Trump is expected to be on full display Tuesday as hard-core backers of the Republican president flood into the Phoenix Convention Center and police brace for protests from opponents outside
Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii
Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii
Officials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii last week
Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue
A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives
Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape
Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape
Officials say a man who shot and wounded a judge outside an Ohio county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013
The Latest: Home cleared in attempted statue bombing probe
Authorities have collected and disposed of hazardous materials found at the home of a Houston man accused of trying to damage a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives.
Hurricane Kenneth a Category 3 storm far off Mexican coast
Hurricane Kenneth grew rapidly into a monster Category 4 storm Monday, but then lost strength later in the day as it moved over the Pacific far from Mexico's coast
New lawsuit alleges Baylor failures under new rape policies
A woman who reported that she'd been sexually assaulted is suing Baylor University, alleging questions she faced from the university shifted blame away from her attacker toward her
The Latest: Officials focused on safety of missing Afghans
A state prison official says three Afghan prison employees who went missing over the weekend from a Colorado training facility weren't believed to pose a threat
Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died
Slain woman became anti-violence activist after sister died
A Connecticut woman who became an anti-violence activist after her sister's killing four years ago and who was found slain with her 9-year-old daughter last week is being remembered as "a wonderful human being."
VA seeks to funnel more nursing home money to rural areas
VA seeks to funnel more nursing home money to rural areas
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says his agency will propose changes to make it easier for rural areas to receive funding to build nursing homes for veterans
The Latest: Magnitude readings vary widely on Italy quake
Different seismological agencies are reporting significantly different magnitudes for the earthquake that struck the Italian resort island of Ischia late Monday
The Latest: Ex-Christian sect member not stunned by new case
A former member of a military-style Christian sect facing child abuse and child sexual abuse charges says she's not surprised by the group's latest troubles
Danish police find torso of woman after submarine sinking
Danish police find torso of woman after submarine sinking
Danish police find torso of woman in sea after owner of home-built submarine says missing female journalist died onboard in an accident
Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan
Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan

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