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LAS VEGAS (AP) — From Japan to Europe and now in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to cold temperatures far below those found anywhere on Earth. Backers claim it can ease pain and inflammation, aid blood flow and weight loss,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco sheriff caught up in a national debate on immigration reform has lost his bid for re-election by a wide-margin. Partial returns from Tuesday’s vote show Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi losing to retired sheriff’s official Vicki Hennessy. She has the backing of Mayor...
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities will announce that a northern Illinois police officer whose shooting death led to a massive manhunt in September killed himself, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has called a Wednesday news conference...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is demanding as much as $75 million from hundreds of condo owners in Panama City’s Trump Ocean Club, alleging that its directors wrongfully fired his company as administrator managing the luxury building that is the tallest in Central America. The Republican...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Annise Parker has rallied supporters of a defeated ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in the city, telling them the fight isn’t over. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was soundly rejected Tuesday by a...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An ex-convict who spent seven years in federal prison for corruption reclaimed the Bridgeport mayor’s office Tuesday, completing a stunning comeback bid that tapped nostalgia for brighter days in Connecticut’s largest city. Joe Ganim, who was released from prison only...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a broad budget deal, the White House and congressional Republicans must resolve dozens of policy issues and spending fights if they are to avoid a holiday season government shutdown. Hot-button battles over Planned Parenthood, the environment and money for agencies like...
Everyone’s crushing on Little Big Town — including the Country Music Association. The foursome is nominated for five CMA Awards on Wednesday, including album of the year for their million-selling effort, “Pain Killer,” as well as single of the year for “Girl Crush,” one of the year’s most...
SEATTLE (AP) — Thirty-seven people in the Pacific Northwest have fallen ill with E. coli in an outbreak connected to Chipotle Mexican restaurants. The popular chain of casual restaurants voluntarily closed 43 of its Washington and Oregon locations last week and health officials are scrambling to...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A career prosecutor involved in the re-investigation of a decade-old sexual-assault claim against Bill Cosby has been elected district attorney in suburban Philadelphia, a result that could lead to charges being filed in the case. Democrat Kevin Steele on Tuesday defeated...

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