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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is scheduled to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University. The three-time Academy Award winner will address graduates at a ceremony Thursday afternoon. Harvard President Drew Faust has praised Spielberg as an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign. Trump was put over the top in the...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hit a snag while releasing air into an experimental inflatable room at the International Space Station on Thursday and put everything on hold for at least a day. Mission Control ordered astronaut Jeffrey Williams to call it quits after the...
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches. A year after an...
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches. A year after an...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local): 6:45 a.m. Authorities say of one of the victims in a shooting inside a New York City concert venue is in critical but...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — With summer whale watching season fast approaching, conservation advocates and government agencies who want to protect whales say a mobile app designed to help mariners steer clear of the animals is helping keep them alive. The Whale Alert app provides a...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on an Atlantic City rescue package to keep the struggling resort town from running out of money. The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate have scheduled votes for Thursday on a package of bills to help the city. Republican...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis has found that nearly every state made prison-related reforms in 2014 and 2015. The Vera Institute of Justice report released Thursday finds that in those two years, 46 states enacted 201 bills, executive orders and ballot initiatives. The fixes...