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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Authorities say a 23-year-old white Baton Rouge man has been arrested and will be charged with murder in the fatal shootings of two black men in attacks that police...
Hundreds of thousands of customers in Florida are still without power nine days after Hurricane Irma hit. Electric companies in the state are coming under fire from residents, legislators and local officials about how long it is taking to get power back on. Eight people in a...
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Prudence Duchene will never forget the day she moved to Key West. It was Aug. 30 — the day a storm brewing in the Atlantic got named Irma. Duchene, 22, was actually waiting to board her Florida-bound flight from Albany International Airport when she saw...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. Of the states that opted in after the standards were...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Toys R Us, the pioneering big box toy retailer, has announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while continuing with normal business operations. A statement by the Wayne, New Jersey-based company late Monday says it voluntarily is seeking...
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They're never late, always hustle and come...
NEW YORK (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. The world's biggest social network has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Toys R Us, the pioneering big box toy retailer, has announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while continuing with normal business operations. A statement by the Wayne, New Jersey-based company late Monday says it voluntarily is seeking...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is among 18 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission is based in...