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Wayne County to provide free HIV testing on World AIDS Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:10am

Free HIV testing and counseling will be offered on World AIDS Day at the Wayne County Health Clinic in Wayne, west of Detroit.

6 complete work at Tennessee State Library and Archives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:10am

The Tennessee State Library and Archives says six people have graduated from the Tennessee Archives Institute.

Deadline is Tuesday to apply for MTSU guaranteed scholarship

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:10am

Middle Tennessee State University says its deadline is coming up next week for high school seniors seeking one of the school's guaranteed scholarships.

UMiss Med Center sees surge in ER visits because of 'spice'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:10am

The University of Mississippi Medical Center says there's been a worrying surge in the number of emergency room visits from people who had used the synthetic drug dubbed "spice."

Hurricane Sandra rapidly losing strength in the Pacific

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 1:50am

Hurricane Sandra is rapidly losing strength as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.

White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 10:20pm

A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.

Ex-wife arrested after man shot dead inside Las Vegas home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 9:30pm

Las Vegas Police say they've arrested 53-year-old Michelle Young who faces a murder charge in the shooting death of her ex-husband 58-year-old Henry Gregory Bankey inside his Las Vegas-area home early Thanksgiving morning.

Hurricane Sandra still powerful Category 3 storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:11pm

Hurricane Sandra is still a powerful Category 3 storm in the eastern Pacific, but it is expected to weaken significantly before it reaches Mexico's mainland.

4th person captured in shooting of Pennsylvania trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:10pm

Police have tracked down a fourth person wanted in connection with the shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper during a chaotic car chase.

News Guide: Protests of Chicago teen's shooting continue

Sara Burnett and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:10pm

Several hundred protesters again amassed on the streets of Chicago in response to the city's release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager.

Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 7:50pm

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

The Latest: Friday's protest to target main shopping area

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 7:20pm

The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

Jared Fogle's wife has divorced him

Ashley Fantz, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 6:40pm

Jared Fogle's wife, Kathleen, has divorced him, according to court documents filed on November 19.

Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 6:00pm

Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown's death.

Mississippi man accused of attacking parents over fast food

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:40pm

Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him.

Oregon school cancels dance over dirty dancing concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:30pm

Administrators at a Portland, Oregon, high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing.

Miss Supreme Court OKs more student work for poor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:20pm

Law students will be able to do more legal work for poor Mississippi residents under a rule recently approved by the state Supreme Court.

Los Angeles considers 'john letters' to fight prostitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:20pm

A Los Angeles City Hall proposal to send "john letters" to the owners of cars seen in areas known for prostitution has drawn criticism from a California civil liberties group.

Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 5:11pm

Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home.