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Inmate found dead in cell in Florida Keys

Authorities say an inmate in the Florida Keys has died after hanging himself. Monroe County Sheriff's officials say deputies were performing a routine check at Stock Island Detention Center on Sunday morning and found 25-year-old Christopher Cox hanging from the neck. They immediately performed CPR. He was pronounced dead at ...

A Chicago Cubs fan high-fives a Chicago police officer outside Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of baseball's National League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs advanced to the World Series. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series

With a mix of euphoria, relief and disbelief, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans are shaking off superstitions and setting their sights on the team's first World Series in 71 years. Loyal fans as far south as San Antonio, Texas, and as far west as Washington state restructured their worldviews to include ...

El candidato demócrata a la vicepresidencia y actual senador de Virginia, Tim Kaine, habla con The Associated Press durante una entrevista en Boston, el sábado 22 de octubre de 2016. (AP Foto/Josh Reynolds)

Vice presidential nominee shrugs off threat by WikiLeaks

Tim Kaine is shrugging off any possibility that he could be embarrassed by the release of hacked emails. WikiLeaks, which has been posting stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta, has twice taunted the Democratic vice presidential candidate that he's in for a "surprise." U.S. intelligence officials say ...

This photo provided by KMIR-TV shows the scene of crash between a tour bus and a semi-truck crashed on Interstate 10 near Desert Hot Springs, near Palm Springs, in California's Mojave Desert Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Multiple deaths and injuries were reported. (KMIR-TV via AP)

Tour bus, semi-truck crash in California, killing at least 7

A tour bus and a semi-truck crashed on a highway in Southern California early Sunday, killing at least seven people and injuring at least 30 others, some critically, the California Highway Patrol said. CHP Officer Stephanie Hamilton confirmed the deaths to the Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs ( ) ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 2 Midday" game were: 3-2 (three, two)

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 5 Midday" game were: 7-6-2-2-3 (seven, six, two, two, three)

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were: 1-9-9-3 (one, nine, nine, three)

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were: 6-2-5 (six, two, five)

In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, image made from video, Clarence Henderson, a participant in the Feb. 1, 1960, sit-in at a Greensboro, N.C., Woolworth lunch counter, speaks at a campaign event in High Point, N.C., in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Henderson has been criticized for his stance, with many taking to Twitter to accuse him of abandoning the principles he fought so hard for more than half a century ago. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)

Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer

Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter. In 2016, he is again taking a risky stand; he is supporting Donald Trump. And he isn't shy about it. Last ...

Daytona Beach hotels struggle after Hurricane Matthew

Property appraisers say Hurricane Matthew left more than $67 million in damages to hotels and motels in Volusia County, a popular tourist area that includes Daytona Beach. The director at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Daytona Beach Shores says the hotel has water intrusion in 90 percent of ...

Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not

Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether voters are allowed to take pictures of themselves voting and their ballots. How states handle the question: ___ ...

So an emu walks into a pub

An escaped emu sent deputies on a wild goose chase after it walked up to a bar in central Florida. The long-legged bird, which resembles an ostrich, hopped its 4-foot fence in Cape Canaveral on Friday and sauntered up to a local Irish pub. The emu's owner, Paul Eaton, said ...

In this Aug. 31, 2016 photo, Knott County's parks director, Chris Amburgey, is pictured at one of the county's parks in Redfox, Ky. Amburgey has taken on several other jobs as the county struggles to pay its bills amid a decline in the coal industry. A company owned by West Virginia gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice owes more than $2 million in taxes to the county. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)

West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes

Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot ...

2 killed in South Florida strip mall fire

Two people have died after a fire broke out at a South Florida religious store that sells candles, incense and other combustible items. A witness getting her hair done at a nearby salon on Saturday said she heard a loud boom. A short time later, she said a woman came ...

Police searching for female robber they say shot 12-year-old

Miami Police are searching for a woman they say shot three people, including a 12-year-old boy in Miami. Authorities say the three victims were walking near a park Saturday night when they were stopped by a car. Authorities say a female passenger got out with a gun and demanded their ...

In this Oct. 5, 2016 photo, Stanley Chang, a Democrat running for Hawaii state Senate, canvasses Kahala, a neighborhood that's sent a Republican to the Hawaii Senate for the last 20 years, in Honolulu. If Chang wins the race and defeats the state Senate's only Republican, Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to have a one-party state legislative body in decades. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)

Democratic hopeful aims to unseat Hawaii's only GOP lawmaker

Stanley Chang hiked up a ridge in an affluent neighborhood overlooking the Pacific Ocean, his crisp white shirt deflecting the hot Hawaii sun. "Aloha," he called as he eagerly knocked on the door of any voter who could help the 34-year-old Democrat win the only state Senate seat in Hawaii ...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, Democratic California U.S. Senate candidate California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a debate against Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, not shown, in Los Angeles. Come Election Day, California could legalize pot smoking. The state's new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic, a first. Voters could end the death penalty, and revive bilingual education in schools. Behind it all, a wave of new voters - many younger, Hispanic, or both - is contributing to generational, demographic and cultural shifts that are being witnessed on the Nov. 8 ballot. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics

Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic — a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools. The outcome of voting on Nov. 8 is likely to reflect long-term trends that have ...

This photo provided by NASA TV shows the Cygnus resupply ship, above, slowly approaching the International Space Station before the Canadarm2 reaches out and grapples it, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Once the Cygnus is unloaded, it will be filled with trash and set loose to burn up in the atmosphere in mid-November. (NASA TV via AP)

Space station accepts 1st Virginia delivery in 2 years

The International Space Station received its first shipment from Virginia in more than two years Sunday following a sensational nighttime launch observed 250 miles up and down the East Coast. Orbital ATK's cargo ship pulled up at the space station bearing 5,000 pounds of food, equipment and research. "What a ...

Australia's Minjee Lee wins Blue Bay LPGA in China

Minjee Lee got up-and-down one last time at Jian Lake on Sunday to win the Blue Bay LPGA for her second victory of the year and third in 17 months. The 20-year-old Australian chipped to 3 feet from the front runoff area on the par-5 18th to match Jessica Korda's ...

3 Fla. cities get top scores for gay residents

Three Florida cities have gotten the highest score possible on an index that measures the quality of life for gays, lesbians and transgender residents. The gay rights group, Human Rights Campaign, last week gave Orlando, St. Petersburg and Wilton Manors scores of 100. The Municipal Equality Index evaluates 506 cities ...

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