Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines – more...

Transgender candidate takes on culture warrior in Virginia

AP Photo/Steve Helber MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — She’s a transgender woman and an experienced journalist who sings in a metal band in her spare time....

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could...

Court hearing could decide fate of dog pardoned by governor

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A court hearing could determine the fate of a dog that was due to be euthanized before Maine’s governor tried to grant...

Hockey Hall of Famer Dick Gamble to get ring back

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A scuba-diving treasure hunter who found an American Hockey League Hall of Fame ring in one of New York’s Finger Lakes...

Brazilians funneled as “slaves” by US church, ex-members say

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to...