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Ohio gunman appeared to threaten FBI after Trump search

Aug. 12, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A gunman who died in a shootout after trying to get inside the FBI’s Cincinnati office apparently went on social media and called for federal agents to be killed “on sight” following the search at Donald Trump’s home, a law enforcement official said. ...

Lawmaker, Florida school at odds on alleged bathroom attack

Aug. 12, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say they will investigate a lawmaker’s allegation that a transgender student may have sexually assaulted a female student in a middle school bathroom over the summer — a rumored attack that school district officials say never occurred and that...

LGBTQ groups denounce Florida plan to limit transgender care

Aug. 12, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — LGBTQ and health groups have denounced a new rule by Florida health officials set to take effect later this month to restrict Medicaid insurance coverage for gender dysphoria treatments for transgender people. The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration filed the...

Timeline of events leading up to FBI search of Trump's home

Aug. 12, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate has already sent reverberations across the country, even as new details emerge about what agents were looking for in the investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Aug. 12, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Photo altered to include judge who...

School district tries to fix bad Spanish translation

Aug. 12, 2022 08:52 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — With voting already under way in Florida's Aug. 23 election, officials in a county where about one in four voters are Hispanic are scrambling to fix a Spanish translation error that can't help efforts to raise more money for education. The Broward...

Garland asks court to unseal warrant for Mar-a-Lago search

Aug. 11, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records....

Social media model charged with killing boyfriend in Florida

Aug. 11, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in South Florida announced a second-degree murder charge Thursday against social media model Courtney Clenney in connection with the fatal stabbing of her live-in boyfriend. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced the charge against...

AP source: TE Adam Shaheen trade from Dolphins to Texans off

Aug. 11, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tight end Adam Shaheen is back with the Miami Dolphins after his trade to the Houston Texans was called off because he failed a physical, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Shaheen was flagged for a preexisting knee condition, according to the...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 11, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...