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OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — Middle East peace is no closer today than it was a quarter century ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine. But the latest group to spend time together sees reason for optimism. Husam Zarour,...
ATLANTA (AP) — When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly. During a prison transfer early on June 13, Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe overpowered Sgt. Christopher Monica...
PHOENIX (AP) — New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back. A private land developer stopped making payments five years ago that funded language...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile strike from North Korea. The state's Emergency Management Agency on Friday announced a public education campaign about what to do. Hawaii lawmakers have been urging...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer after calling 911 (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The Minneapolis police chief has resigned following the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a police officer. Chief Janee (juh-...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive. The city's police chief said...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been extradited to Philadelphia to be tried in civilian court rather than face trial at Guantanamo Bay. Court officials say 52-year-old Ali Charaf Damache, of Algeria, appeared in court...
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic. Political pressure has intensified since the Kentucky GOP took control...