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DAMASCUS (AP) — A Syrian official says 17 people, including 10 children, have been killed in twin explosions near a school in the central city of Homs.The explosions took place as children were leaving school at the end of classes on Wednesday i ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is on administrative leave after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman' back during an arrest.At an early Wednesday news conference Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said there will b ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new study found that television is increasing its depiction of gay characters.The media advocacy group GLAAD said Wednesday that 3.9 percent of the characters regularly seen on prime-time network series this season will be g ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted last year of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.Prosecutors have asked U.S. District Judge Garr King to sentenc ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school. ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who was visiting relatives in Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:Sept. 19 — ...more

AP News - 56 mins ago

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A wind-blown multi-alarm fire has damaged several buildings in Atlantic City just steps from the resort's boardwalk, and officials say two buildings have partially collapsed, but no injuries have been reported.Firefigh ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence."When the women's movement started, there was not even a te ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. EBOLA CASE FUELS CONCERNS FOR LIBERIANS IN TEXASThe first case of the disease diagnosed in the U.S. sends chills through the West Af ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.Five years later, th ...more