SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Investigation into ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed company, 38 Studios, results in no criminal charges.
The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago: 1947: Scientists researching yellow fever in Uganda's Zika Forest identify the virus in a rhesus monkey 1948: Virus recovered from Aedes africanus mosquito in Zika Forest 1952: First human
A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down a North Carolina law that required voters to show photo identification when casting ballots, ruling that it intentionally discriminated against African-American residents. The ruling, a victory for rights advocates that will enable thousands of people to vote
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Loretta Lynch's visit to Baton Rouge, a city reeling from a month of violence (all times local):
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night stop to check out a person, authorities said Friday. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody shortly after the gunfight and police hours later surrounded a home as they searched
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battleground
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to at least 54 years in prison for his role in the stabbing death of a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for a Louisiana sheriff accused of making anti-Semitic threats against a prosecutor while awaiting trial on federal criminal charges (all times local):
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a 33-year-old woman in connection with the nightclub shooting that left two teens dead and more than a dozen others injured this week in the southwestern Florida town of Fort Myers.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on the Idaho attorney general's decision not to charge deputies who shot a rancher (all times local):
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police have "quite a few questions" after officers fatally shot a man driving a stolen car, and investigators have retrieved body cameras and cameras on squad car dashboards to determine whether officers followed the department's deadly force policy when they opened
New York state and nuclear power have never been best friends, but the state is expected to decide as soon as Monday on a proposed subsidy plan that could furnish the rest of the country with a model for saving a struggling industry while reducing carbon emissions. Nuclear power is nearly carbon free
Judge Andre Bouchard proposed Oct. 17 for the beginning of the trial. In June, 93-year old Redstone, through his National Amusements Inc holding company, removed five of Viacom's directors, including Chief Executive Philippe Dauman, from the company's board. National Amusements owns 80 percent
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office on Friday unveiled the terms of a reform agreement with the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co that includes a 10-year term limit for trustees and limits on their compensation to $110,000. The trust has been in the spotlight since Hershey rejected
Six Michigan state employees were charged on Friday in an investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water. The criminal charges were filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette against three employees apiece from the state's health and environmental departments
By Barbara Liston and Zachary Fagenson ORLANDO, Fla./MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida authorities on Friday reported the first sign of local Zika transmission in the continental United States, concluding that mosquitoes likely infected four people with the virus that can cause a rare but serious birth defect
By Mike Blake SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - San Diego police on Friday surrounded a house in pursuit of a suspect in a shooting that killed one police officer and injured another, authorities said. The officers, members of the department's gang suppression unit, were shot moments after stopping at least
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said prosecutors could pursue charges that Menendez accepted campaign donations and gifts, including a stay in a Caribbean villa and private jet flights from a wealthy friend, Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, in exchange for using his office to lobby on his
A search team found a crash site north of McKinleyville, about 200 miles north of San Francisco, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the pilot of the twin-engine Piper PA31 reported smoke in the cockpit early on Friday during
The discovery of 22 unapproved genetically modified (GMO) wheat plants has prompted an investigation by federal and state investigators - the third such discovery in three years. A farmer found the GMO wheat in a field that has not been planted since 2015. The plants had been identified as being one
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man charged in the 1977 shooting death of a former immigration official and wounding of a former mayor in Florida (all times local):
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With momentum still high from the historic Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton used her rally Friday to stress the "stark choice" voters will face between her and Republican rival Donald Trump when they vote in exactly 101 days.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The new Sandy Hook Elementary School, built to replace the one demolished after a massacre that took the lives of 20 children and six educators, features three courtyards, study spaces designed to look like treehouses and a moat-like raingarden.