NEW YORK (AP) — Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign of the decades-old magazine, according to a news report Monday.
The paper reported that the print edition of Playboy will still feature women in provocative poses, but they will no longer be fully nude.
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a City Council member when he intervened as officers questioned his friends outside his apartment.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A lawyer for a pair of Milwaukee police officers suing a gun shop for negligence told jurors Monday that the store should have to pay several million dollars in damages for selling a gun that was used to wound his clients.
The Princeton University economist's research has raised doubts about sweeping solutions to poverty and about the effectiveness of aid programs.
For work that the award committee said has had "immense importance for human welfare, not least in poor countries," Deaton, 69, will receive a prize of 8 million Swedish kronor (about $975,000) from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
[...] the results on this and other novel stents currently in testing are fueling hope for a new generation of these devices, used on about 850,000 heart disease patients each year in the United States alone.
Five years after alcohol levels detected in kombucha prompted nationwide recalls, federal authorities again are warning producers to relabel their products to indicate alcohol content or face fines.
Kombucha is a tea that has been fermented with bacteria and yeast, giving it a tart, vinegar-like zip and high levels of bacteria that some consider to impart health benefits.
(AP) — An off-duty Memphis police officer who died after being shot multiple times had been on the force for little more than a year and had a fiancee who is four months pregnant, authorities said.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Frustrated by a lack of response from Dartmouth College, a state lawmaker hopes the Legislature will force the Ivy League school to explain how it has repaid New Hampshire for its generosity more than a century ago.
(AP) — The latest on a Memphis police officer being fatally shot (all times local):
Police blocked the street in of the house where a Memphis police officer was fatally shot Sunday.
The White House released the first lady's music playlist on Spotify Sunday, which the U.N. has designated annually to promote awareness for gender inequality around the world.
Mrs. Obama's playlist includes pop hits like Alicia Keys' "Girl on Fire" and "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj.
Calling the current system unfair, the state's chief judge announced earlier this month he was ordering the judiciary to take administrative steps to change how bail is set, including a review of bail conditions in recent cases and encouraging judges to use other types of bonds besides cash.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California, potentially easing the state's punishing drought but also bringing the risk of chaotic storms like those that battered the region in the late 1990s.
An advocacy group in Texas is singling out zoos under a newly enacted state law allowing complaints about unlawful gun restrictions to be forwarded to the state's attorney general for potential steep fines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four California schools will be forced to change mascots after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation barring public schools from using the Redskins name for sports teams.
The planned tribute to the late civil rights activist would broaden the story told by the Georgia state park, long home to a giant carving of former Confederate president Jefferson Davis and Generals Robert E.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — On what would have been his friend's 18th birthday, a solemn teenager stared at a slumping display of helium balloons and a giant stuffed doll tied to a tree.
BOSTON (AP) — With younger generations using cellphones less for actual conversation and more for text messaging, suicide prevention organizations are setting up ways that let distraught youths seek help that way.
The video of a fellow student berating food service workers who refused to sell him jalapeno-bacon mac and cheese prompted a group of students to start an online fundraiser to give the beleaguered employees a well-deserved night out.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the heart of Times Square, a grinning 2-year-old boy is flanked by a pair of strikingly posed, topless women, wearing only red, white and blue paint over their breasts, thongs, feathery headdresses and high heels.
(AP) — Two Kansas City firefighters were killed and two were injured when a burning building collapsed Monday night, a fire official said.
"Tonight's tragic loss is a reminder that Kansas City firefighters put their lives on the line for all of us every day," Mayor Sly James said in a statement.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California prosecutor said Monday he has filed murder charges that could lead to the death penalty for three young transients accused of gunning down a Canadian backpacker and a yoga instructor walking his dog.
(AP) — Hundreds of people lined the road leading to the Oregon community college where a gunman killed nine people, holding signs reading "UCC Strong" as students returned Monday to the scene of the deadliest shooting in state history.
(AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma boy will stand trial as an adult in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting a request by defense attorneys to certify him as a juvenile delinquent or youthful offender.
In the 5-4 decision in 2012, Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the majority that judges weighing prison terms for young offenders must take into account "the mitigating qualities of youth," among them immaturity and the failure to understand fully the consequences of their actions.
The busy interstate had been closed for more than a week, causing delays and motorist headaches while crews checked 13 bridges crossing streams and swamps in the middle part of the state.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to work outside prison walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.
The state has the nation's largest and oldest inmate firefighting unit, with about 3,800 members who provide critical assistance to professional firefighters.
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says hundreds of flights have been delayed by technical issues that are forcing it to check in some customers manually at airports and are causing long lines.
Off-duty Memphis officer fatally shot
(AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Memphis police officer is dead after being shot multiple times.
TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 8, Maine (AP) — The rolling forests where Henry David Thoreau once paddled a river in the shadow of Mount Katahdin are at the center of a fight over a $100 million offer by the founder of Burt's Bees to create the nation's next national park.