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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:15:11 GMT2017-07-21T18:15:11Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned his position Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings must-see TV. He said President Donald Trump's White House "could benefit from a clean slate."...

US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:08:53 GMT2017-07-21T16:08:53Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American citizens will be barred from traveling to North Korea next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday....

In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:29:42 GMT2017-07-21T18:29:42Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave....

3 Palestinians killed, scores hurt in clashes with Israel

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:34:50 GMT2017-07-21T18:34:50Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Palestinian anger over metal detectors installed by Israel at Jerusalem's most contested shrine boiled over on Friday, setting off clashes that killed three Palestinians and hospitalized dozens in the most widespread street violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank in nearly two years....

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:40:46 GMT2017-07-21T15:40:46Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads....

Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:10:08 GMT2017-07-21T18:10:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime....

Experts: No duty for laughing teens to rescue drowning man

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:27:10 GMT2017-07-21T17:27:10Z

MIAMI (AP) -- It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled man who they instead mocked, laughed at and recorded on a video that was later posted online....

Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:20:01 GMT2017-07-21T17:20:01Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- No scripts have been written, not even an outline....

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

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:44:47 GMT2017-07-21T16:44:47Z

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...