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Museum shows Louis Armstrong photos by friend

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting him through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters — and even handkerchiefs.

Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school — some on as little as $7.25 per hour.

AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers.

Survey shows media differences due to politics

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Conservatives and liberals not only have different political views, they diverge sharply on what news sources they rely upon and trust, a survey has found.

'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Increasingly, police investigators and courts are putting their faith in four-legged tools — canines that can detect even small particles of human remains.

'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region.

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.