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The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

Jul. 13, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle. Towering over the queen, Trump and the monarch shared a few interactions Friday as they reviewed troops at the...

Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids

Jul. 11, 2018 1:38 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the globe — no matter whether she wins or not the top beauty title. The 26-year-old Angela Ponce beat 20 other contestants in the Miss Universe...

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

Jul. 11, 2018 8:58 AM EDT

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. Owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, told NBC's "Today " that Zsa Zsa died in her sleep Tuesday. Brainard says the dog was staying with her father and he found she had passed away...

Trial begins for man accused in 2016 slaying of UT student

Jul. 9, 2018 1:25 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 20-year-old man accused of strangling and sexually assaulting a University of Texas freshman on campus in April 2016 is facing trial. Jury selection began Monday in the capital murder trial of Meechaiel Criner, who is accused in the death of Haruka Weiser. Criner is not eligible for...

AP PHOTOS: On stage, Russian drag stars leave fears behind

Jul. 9, 2018 8:42 AM EDT

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — In a modest dressing room, Russian men apply their eye shadow with an expert touch, slide on fishnet stockings or thigh-high boots, then take to the stage with an uninhibited freedom that they can only enjoy within the walls of a gay nightclub. In a country where gay...

AP Exclusive: Washington psychiatric hospital called 'hell'

Jul. 6, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Behind tall brick walls and secure windows, hundreds of patients at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital live in conditions that fail U.S. health and safety standards, while overworked nurses and psychiatrists say they are navigating a system that punishes employees who speak out...

AP Exclusive: Washington psychiatric hospital called 'hell'

Jul. 6, 2018 5:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Behind tall brick walls and secure windows, hundreds of patients at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital live in conditions that fail U.S. health and safety standards, while overworked nurses and psychiatrists say they are navigating a system that punishes employees who speak out...

Claude Lanzmann, director of 'Shoah,' dies at age 92

Jul. 5, 2018 12:02 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece "Shoah" bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92. Gallimard, the publishing house for Lanzmann's autobiography, said...

I scream, you scream: Jury to settle bitter dessert dispute

Jul. 5, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A battle between two dessert companies — Mister Cookie Face and 600 lb Gorillas — is heating up in Boston's federal courthouse. And it all started with an ice cream sandwich. 600 lb Gorillas Inc., a frozen all-natural dessert maker started by a Massachusetts couple, claims...

Hawaii bans sale of sunscreens with coral-harming chemicals

Jul. 3, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation that will ban the sale of sunscreens containing two chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. The move makes Hawaii the first U.S. state to enact a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. "This is just one small step toward protecting and...