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'Dog the Bounty Hunter' co-star Beth Chapman dies of cancer

Jun. 26, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, who co-starred with her husband on the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show and later spoke out against some bail reform measures as leader of a national bail agents' organization, has died. Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen's Medical Center after an almost 2-year...

Cut-rate prices online: shoppers' win, businesses lose

Jun. 26, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A bride-to-be looking for a gown online can find dresses with trains and lace for well under $300. Go into a local bridal shop, and the average price will stretch into four figures, taking some shoppers by surprise. That kind of price disparity puts small businesses at a big disadvantage....

Senate passes $4.6B border aid measure; Pelosi seeks talks

Jun. 26, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children. The sweeping 84-8 vote came less than 24 hours after the...

Pride or protest? Disillusioned plan their own LGBTQ march

Jun. 26, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the biggest celebrations of LGBT pride in New York City history will culminate Sunday with not one, but two processions through Manhattan, after dissidents who believe the annual parade has become too commercialized decided to split off with their own march. Both parades cap a month...

Man reunited with lost class ring more than 50 years later

Jun. 26, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago. The Dothan Eagle reports 74-year-old Victor Voss got his ring back Monday. Voss says he was wearing the ring over his gloves on a cold day in 1966 because it was too large for his finger. He...

Vaccine panel gives nod to HPV shots for men up to age 26

Jun. 26, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A vaccine against cervical and other cancers should be recommended for both men and women up to age 26, a U.S. government advisory panel decided Wednesday. The vaccine protects against HPV, a virus that is commonly spread through sex and can cause certain cancers and genital warts. The...

Divide between rural, urban Oregon is fueling climate fight

Jun. 26, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal cities and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation. Eleven Republican senators are entering the...

Building explosion in Austrian capital leaves 12 injured

Jun. 26, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — A suspected gas explosion blew a gaping hole in a building in central Vienna on Wednesday, injuring at least 12 people, two of them seriously, according to police and images from the scene. The explosion occurred around 4:30 p.m. (1430 GMT) in the center of the Austrian capital. Videos and...

Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize

Jun. 26, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which underwrites the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, says the 2019 prize will increase to $15,000 from $10,000. The award recognizes outstanding...

Eric Trump says he was spit on at Chicago cocktail lounge

Jun. 26, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump's son Eric Trump said the U.S. Secret Service took an employee of a Chicago cocktail lounge into custody after she spit on him. Eric Trump told Breitbart News in a telephone interview that it was "purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problems."...