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Ex-nurse accused of raping patient appeals HIV testing order

May. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an appeal...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci

May. 18, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the U.S. community's top civil rights organization said Saturday they are still waiting to hear from the Gucci brand that designed it. "We feel that companies are commodifying and...

Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit

May. 17, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Two companies that provide health care in jails and prisons across the United States have agreed to pay $950,000 to resolve a lawsuit that alleged it discriminated against employees with disabilities by failing to accommodate them, requiring them to be fully healed before they can return to...

Family man, newlyweds among dead in crash of Alaska planes

May. 16, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were among the six victims in this week's deadly midair collision...

Profiles of victims from deadly Alaska mid-air collision

May. 15, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an office manager at an insurance company with a vivacious personality and a heart of gold were among the six victims in this week's deadly midair collision...

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates

May. 15, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1....

Bell homers twice to lead Pirates past Diamondbacks 6-2

May. 15, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Bell is on the best hitting streak of his career, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are along for the ride. Bell homered twice and Joe Musgrove allowed one hit through seven strong innings as the Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Tuesday night. Phoenix native Cole Tucker hit a two-run...

Police: Video shows man moving wife's body from Texas hotel

May. 14, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A husband arrested in Arizona on suspicion of concealing his wife's dead body was seen earlier on security video moving a woman's naked body to his vehicle outside a Texas hotel, police said Tuesday. Previous footage showed the couple from Sand Springs, Oklahoma, walking into their room at...

Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

May. 14, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars with Amazon. The nation's largest retailer said Tuesday it's been building a network of more efficient e-commerce distribution centers to make that happen. The next-day...

Escobar, Walker go deep, Diamondbacks roll past Pirates 9-3

May. 14, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After a three-game losing streak in which the Arizona Diamondbacks came up empty too often with opportunities to drive in more runs, hitting coach Darnell Coles changed things up in batting practice on Monday. The emphasis on situational hitting worked hours later. Eduardo Escobar homered,...