Lawyer: 'Laughable' to say client may be tied to NY slayings

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A carpenter convicted of killing two prostitutes in the 1990s may be responsible for at least one of the 10 unsolved killings of people along a Long Island beach highway, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Robert...

Election panel vice-chair: Group may not recommend changes

AP Photo/Holly Ramer MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The vice chairman of President Donald Trump’s commission on election fraud on Tuesday dismissed criticism that the panel is bent on voter suppression, saying there is a “high possibility” it will make no...
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Hawaii says it's 1st state to go cashless for pot sales

AP Photo/Marina Riker HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii said Tuesday that it aims to be the first state to require marijuana sales to be handled without cash, saying it wanted to avoid robberies and other crimes targeting dispensaries. All of Hawaii’s eight licensed dispensaries...
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After a hiatus, Michelle Pfeiffer returns in 'mother!'

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis NEW YORK (AP) — When Michelle Pfeiffer first read Darren Aronofsky’s script for “mother!” she had an understandable initial reaction. “I thought: What the hell is this?” recalls Pfeiffer. Aronofsky’s film is...

Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gay couple denied the chance to have a baby using a surrogate challenged a Utah law’s reference to heterosexual parents Tuesday in a case that illustrates the legal complications LGBT couples can face when starting families amid a national...

Berkeley police ask to use pepper spray at violent protests

AP Photo/Josh Edelson BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in Berkeley asked the city council Tuesday for permission to add pepper spray to the force’s arsenal to disburse violent demonstrations that have repeatedly hit the city this year during political protests, a move...

Resignation an ignoble end to Seattle mayor's long career

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, beset over the past five months by sex abuse allegations, plans to resign Wednesday, bringing an ignoble end to a lengthy political career in which he championed gay rights and better pay for workers. His...

Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among first-year nominees for HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also part of the 108 early nominees who are eligible for the first time, having been...

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's 2 jersey numbers in December

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced Tuesday that they will retire Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State. Bryant wore No....
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First look: Apple's luxury iPhone both copies and innovates

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — As soon as you see the iPhone X up close, you’ll realize that it’s nothing like any of the previous models that Apple has released during the past decade. But you might notice striking similarities with some...