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Is Charles Manson's body really coming to Florida? No. Well, probably no. But maybe.

A story so weird it had to be true β€” that convicted mass murderer Charles Manson's body is coming to Florida β€” may not be after all. One of Manson's … Click to Continue »

Searching a teacher's room, they found underwear stolen from kids – and more, police say

An upstate New York kindergarten teacher was charged Wednesday with distributing and possessing child pornography, prosecutors said, but he told police that he never touched his students or the kids … Click to Continue »

An axe-wielding bandit entered a maple syrup factory and left a sticky mess, police say

A Vermont couple is reeling after a person broke into their maple sugar processing building, vandalized equipment and stole syrup. Cindy Mayer told The Burlington Free Press that she and … Click to Continue »

He called a woman racial slurs. Then he encouraged his 4-year-old to join in, police say

Keirian Kelly, a white man, is accused of taunting his 70-year-old neighbor by calling her the n-word. And he encouraged his 4-year-old son to join in the insults, according to … Click to Continue »

This 'Zombie-Based Learning' unit asked 9th graders who they would sacrifice and why

A Zombie-Based Learning' unit at a Minnesota high school left some parents furious after students were asked which three people they would sacrifice to appease zombies and why, the Alexandria … Click to Continue »

Border agent injured in West Texas incident out of hospital

A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead was discharged Wednesday from an El Paso hospital. The agent was discharged Wednesday from the University … Click to Continue »

Should people be allowed to watch porn at the library? Many are, and some aren't happy

Porn is a problem at Los Angeles public libraries. Library patrons are able to view pornographic material on library computers – and often do so in front of children, according … Click to Continue »

How the AP-NORC poll on Thanksgiving, politics was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on Thanksgiving and politics was conducted by NORC from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19. It is based on online and telephone … Click to Continue »

Residents affected by Harvey prepare for Thanksgiving

The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. … Click to Continue »

Raisman embraces role as 'Fierce' advocate for abuse victims

The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast out … Click to Continue »

Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be … Click to Continue »

Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Pilgrim ship

If you're a fan of the Mayflower II, here's something that will float your boat. A year after craftsmen embarked on an ambitious effort to restore the rotting replica of … Click to Continue »

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. … Click to Continue »

Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on … Click to Continue »

Police clear suspicious package at Seattle airport

Police say there is no threat from a suspicious item in Seattle's airport. The Sea-Tac Airport says the bomb squad investigated and cleared the item on the ticketing level. The … Click to Continue »

Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with police

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be … Click to Continue »

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, too WASHINGTON β€” Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women β€” and some men β€” who have … Click to Continue »

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2017. There are 38 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day. Today's Highlight in History: On … Click to Continue »

Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriately

Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate. The women spoke to Huffington Post on condition … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photo

The Latest on U.S. Rep. Joe Barton's response to a nude photograph of him circulated on social media : 10:15 p.m. A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe … Click to Continue »

Josh Anderson scores in OT, Blue Jackets win 5th straight

Josh Anderson scored two minutes into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets their fifth straight win, 1-0 over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Sergei Bobrovsky had 22 saves … Click to Continue »

Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that … Click to Continue »

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

Unrepentant Mladic sentenced to life for Bosnia atrocities THE HAGUE, Netherlands β€” An unrepentant Ratko Mladic, the bullish Bosnian Serb general whose forces rained shells and snipers' bullets on … Click to Continue »

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges … Click to Continue »

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and … Click to Continue »

Remains of final 2 victims of senior home inferno recovered

Investigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the remains … Click to Continue »

Exonerated Baltimore man: $15 million verdict brings justice

Sabein Burgess spent nearly two decades behind bars for a murder he always insisted he had nothing to do with. Now, a federal jury has given final vindication to the … Click to Continue »

Georgia boy whose transplant was delayed gets new kidney

A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation was controversially delayed. A.J. Burgess, who … Click to Continue »

California governor pardons man following advanced DNA test

A 70-year-old California man convicted nearly four decades ago of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son walked out of prison Wednesday after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted. … Click to Continue »

Uber concealed cyberattack that exposed 57 million people's data, company says

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing … Click to Continue »

RaΓΊl Castro: Will he stay in power in Cuba or retire?

Cuban leader RaΓΊl Castro's successor will face a perfect storm of challenges β€” starting with blustery winds coming from President Donald Trump's White House. As problems pile up β€” a … Click to Continue »

They didn't want a flu shot. It cost them their jobs.

The hospital gave them an ultimatum: Get a flu shot, or you're fired. On Monday, Essentia Health β€” a chain of hospitals and clinics across the upper Midwest β€” followed … Click to Continue »

Source: Gymnastics doctor facing at least 25 years in prison

A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least … Click to Continue »

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Two Minnesota state lawmakers hit by sexual misconduct allegations announced Tuesday they would resign, less than two weeks after they were accused of misdeeds that ranged from groping colleagues to … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Lobbyist who claimed harassment goes public

The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against two Minnesota state lawmakers : 7:30 p.m. A previously unidentified lobbyist who says she was sexually harassed by a Minnesota lawmaker … Click to Continue »

Jurors weigh San Francisco pier killing 2 years after death

The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off … Click to Continue »

Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died at age … Click to Continue »

AP Was There: The Assassination of President Kennedy

EDITOR'S NOTE β€” On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while visiting Texas with his wife. AP photographer James "Ike" Altgens was near the president, and relayed … Click to Continue »

Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer, died Tuesday at … Click to Continue »

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet β€” test results show some men … Click to Continue »

Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least … Click to Continue »

Ethics probe begins after Conyers confirms harassment deal

John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades β€” … Click to Continue »

2 Minnesota lawmakers to resign amid misconduct allegations

Two Minnesota state lawmakers hit by sexual misconduct allegations announced they would resign, less than two weeks after they were accused of misdeeds that ranged from groping colleagues to persistent … Click to Continue »

Ohio killer who survived execution files new court appeal

A condemned killer whose poor veins led Ohio to halt his execution has appealed a judge's decision upholding the state's lethal injection system. Death row inmate Alva Campbell argues that … Click to Continue »

3-year-old killed, 3 others injured in crash after pursuit

Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk. State police say … Click to Continue »

Some of the deadliest submarine accidents

Some of world's deadliest submarine disasters: April 10, 1963: USS Thresher sinks while conducting maneuvers southeast of Massachusetts' Cape Cod, and the loss of all 129 men aboard remains the … Click to Continue »

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Trump all but endorses GOP's Moore despite sex accusations WASHINGTON β€” Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy … Click to Continue »

Remains of 2 residents found after senior center fire

Officials have recovered the remains of two people from what is left of a Pennsylvania senior living community following last week's fire. The fire broke out Thursday night at Barclay … Click to Continue »

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John … Click to Continue »

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gain

Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.5 percent to … Click to Continue »