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WASHINGTON (AP) — Adults think that black girls are less innocent, less in need of protection and nurturing, and seem older than similarly aged white girls, which could lead to stiffer punishments in school, a new report said Tuesday. The report also said American adults think...
CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, saying the officers lied when they alleged the teenager "aggressively"...
PHOENIX (AP) — Officials are investigating the heat as a possible factor in 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees. Maricopa County Department of Public Health officials said they have opened investigations into the deaths to determine if they...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater. After hearing from...
The Food and Drug Administration said it's taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs on the market in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging. Copycat pills generally have been much cheaper than original brand-name drugs. But...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sin City will launch its latest legal vice by week's end. Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it...
PHOENIX (AP) — Officials are investigating the heat as a possible cause of 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees. Maricopa County Department of Public Health officials said they have opened investigations into the deaths to determine if they...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The FBI says it has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month. The FBI said in a Tuesday statement that it's received "numerous leads" regarding the black Saturn...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect...