Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on Meeteetse's town logo, in a bronze sculpture downtown and even on coffee mugs from a downtown restaurant, remembered for when the nocturnal weasels made their last stand in the...

Home invasion killer to be resentenced to life in prison

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the...

Home invasion killer to be resentenced to life in prison

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the...

Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting: "hit the floor, find a table."…

Ohio GOP official resigns over Trump nomination

CINCINNATI (AP) — A low-level Republican Party official from Ohio has resigned over the GOP's nomination of Donald Trump as its presidential candidate….

Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list….

Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks….

Die-hard Sanders backers divided on backing Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure….

Strong storms roll through Philadelphia during convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe storms with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Philadelphia during the Democratic convention Monday night, leading city officials to urge political protesters and rally attendees to seek shelter and organizers to recommend that...

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height

NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia….