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PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on teacher protests in Arizona and Colorado (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Thousands of teachers in red shirts are descending on Phoenix's baseball park, where they will gather before marching to the Arizona Capitol to demand more education funding. Many...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database. The cannabis...
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom. No fatalities have been reported, but at least five people...
BOSTON (AP) — He was once called the most likely American in the 20th century to become president. But Robert F. Kennedy's bid to follow in his older brother's footsteps as commander in chief was cut short the same way John F. Kennedy's White House term was: by a man with a gun...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston approved a plan Thursday to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street outside Fenway Park named in honor of a former Red Sox owner some have said was racist. The city's Public Improvement Commission unanimously approved a proposal by current Red Sox...
VINITA, Okla. (AP) — A man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple, their 16-year-old daughter and her friend says he's willing to speak with the families of the victims. Ronnie Dean Busick was extradited from Kansas to the Craig County jail in Vinita on Wednesday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "You did it, Michelle." Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly spoke those words to his late wife in an Instagram video on Wednesday. Finally, an arrest had been made in the case of the Golden State Killer, a moniker Michelle McNamara coined on her...
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Two black men who were wrongly accused of not paying to work out at a gym in New Jersey say they were humiliated when staffers there twice called police on them . Rachid Maiga and Tshyrad (shah'-RAHD) Oates told WNBC-TV that they were playing basketball at...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database. The cannabis...