Q&A: A look at Texas’ first homegrown case of Zika

DALLAS (AP) — Health officials are going door-to-door in the Texas neighborhood of a woman who is believed to be the first person to contract the...

Ohio State attack echoes Islamic State group’s brutal calls

NEW YORK (AP) — In chillingly detailed articles in a slick online magazine, Islamic State extremists exhorted English-language readers this fall to...

Some voters, stung by election result, stirred to new action

NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks out from a presidential election result that left them deeply dejected, many liberals now say they've been...

Park, trail dedicated to 19 fallen Arizona firefighters

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — A memorial park and a hiking trail were dedicated Tuesday to 19 Arizona elite wildland firefighters who died in 2013 in a brush...

Pipeline protest arrests strain North Dakota’s court system

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The hundreds of arrests during the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have created an...

Wildfires scorch tourist area in Tennessee; thousands flee

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Wildfires fueled by high winds roared through parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, burning the doorstep of the Dollywood...