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Illness took away her voice. AI created a replica she carries in her phone

By MATT O'BRIEN AP Technology Writer PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The voice Alexis "Lexi" Bogan had before last summer was exuberant. She loved to belt out Taylor Swift and Zach Bryan ballads in the car. She laughed all the time — even while corralling misbehaving preschoolers or debating ...

Jury selection to begin in the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection was scheduled to start Monday in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, a Democrat charged with accepting bribes of gold and cash to use his influence to deliver favors that would aid three New Jersey businessmen. Menendez, 70, ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court considers expanding use of absentee ballot drop boxes

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a case pushed by Democrats to overturn a ruling that all but eliminated the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in the swing state. The court's ruling will come within ...

Rescuers free 2 horses stuck in the mud in Connecticut

LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — Two horses stuck deep in mud for hours in Connecticut were pulled out by more than a dozen rescuers Saturday, emerging messy and tired, but safe. A trio of horses were walking from a pasture to a barn though swampy woods in Lebanon, Connecticut, about 25 miles (40 ...

Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is running for reelection to 5th term

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott is running for reelection to a fifth two-year term in the largely blue state of Vermont. Scott announced his reelection bid on Saturday, saying there's more work to do. "During my four terms as Governor, my team and I have worked to grow the ...

1 teen killed, 1 seriously wounded in Delaware carnival shooting

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — One teenager was killed and another seriously wounded in a Delaware shooting outside a carnival hosted by the non-profit Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence, authorities said. State police said Sunday that troopers responded to the Concord Mall parking lot ...

New York City police shoot and kill a man they say would not drop a gun

NEW YORK (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a man armed with a gun on a New York City street early Sunday, department officials said. Two New York Police Department officers and a sergeant were patrolling the East Flatbush neighborhood in Brooklyn shortly after 1 a.m. when they spotted a ...