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Almost 160 women and girls are coming forward in a Michigan courtroom to confront Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor who molested them under the guise of medical treatment. Their victim statements are coming during an extraordinary sentencing hearing for Nassar, who has...
PHOENIX (AP) — A civil rights group alleges that Motel 6 discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. immigration agents who later arrested at least seven guests. The lawsuit filed Tuesday by...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Public Radio is providing additional detail of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor. MPR says Keillor was accused by one woman of dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents over several years, including requests for...
CHESTER, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, a leader in the civil rights movement who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assemble his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail," has died. He was either 88 or 89. Family records showed different years of birth, said his daughter...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful earthquake that struck beneath the Gulf of Alaska early Tuesday generated a tsunami, but before gauges could show that it was very small, warnings went out to a vast swath of the state and British Columbia, while a lower-level alert targeted the...
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing two of his classmates, injuring 19 and sending hundreds fleeing for safety. Police were seen leading a teenager away in handcuffs and said the suspect...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A northern Maine town manager who espoused white separatist views was fired on Tuesday and said he was getting $30,000 for agreeing not to sue the town. The selectmen in the rural town of Jackman announced the decision after a closed-door executive session...
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Gas rig workers missing after fiery explosion in Oklahoma are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday, and the search for the men has turned to a recovery mission. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said it's been a difficult 24 hours for everyone...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report issued Tuesday wrestles with the...