Philadelphia journalist who advocated for homeless and LGBTQ+ communities shot and killed at home

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A journalist and advocate who rose from homelessness and addiction to serve as a spokesperson for Philadelphia's most vulnerable was shot...

Search resumes for missing 9-year-old girl who vanished during camping trip in upstate New...

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MOREAU, N.Y. (AP) — Law enforcement, forest rangers and others resumed searching an upstate New York park on Monday for a 9-year-old girl who...

US health officials propose using a cheap antibiotic as a ‘morning-after pill’ against STDs

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials plan to endorse a common antibiotic as a morning-after pill that gay and bisexual men can use...

Grant program for Black women entrepreneurs blocked by federal appeals court

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NEW YORK (AP) — A grant program for businesses run by Black women was temporarily blocked by a federal appeals court in a case...

A woman who fled the Maui wildfire on foot has died after weeks in...

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HONOLULU (AP) — A woman who escaped Hawaii’s Lahaina wildfire by running through a flaming field has died after spending more than seven weeks...

Video shows bloodied Black man surrounded by officers during Florida traffic stop

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A traffic stop captured on video by a bystander shows a handcuffed Black man with swollen eyes and a bloody...

Nebraska is imposing a 7-day wait for trans youth to start gender-affirming medications

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Nebraska is requiring transgender youth seeking gender-affirming care to wait seven days to start puberty blocking medications or hormone treatments under emergency regulations announced...

Pennsylvania governor’s voter registration change draws Trump’s ire in echo of 2020 election clashes

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump has a familiar target in his sights: Pennsylvania’s voting rules.He never stopped attacking court decisions on mail-in ballots...

Connecticut enacts its most sweeping gun control law since the Sandy Hook shooting

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's most wide-ranging gun control measure since the 2013 law enacted after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting takes effect...

Powerball jackpot rises to $1.04 billion after another drawing without a big winner

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.04 billion after no players hit it big Saturday night, continuing a...