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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that supporting Syrian refugees as close to their home as possible is the best way to help them. Trump commented during an appearance with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, whose country is burdened by an influx of...
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say one of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week. Paul Shanley was known in the 1960s and '70s for being a hip street priest who reached...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — No knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scouts gathering. Parents, former Scouts and others were furious after Trump railed against his enemies, promoted...
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — If you ask Bill Ratliff, a rising sophomore at J.E.B. Stuart High School in northern Virginia, his school might just as well be named for Osama bin Laden. "They're both terrorists. They both murdered American soldiers," he said outside a school board...
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — The 10 white caskets belonging to three generations of a Mexican immigrant family were arranged in a horseshoe around the altar at a Catholic church, each one bearing a metal crucifix inside its satin-lined lid. They died together in mere seconds when...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A housekeeper who's secured sanctuary inside a Connecticut church says she's comfortable being a symbol in the push to change immigration laws. Nury Chavarria tells The Associated Press she's not sure how long she will stay in the make-shift apartment at...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas senators have begun an emotionally charged floor debate over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. The chances of passage remain tenuous even though Republicans firmly control the Legislature. State senators approved a proposal...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the nation's oldest civil rights organization on Tuesday that building public confidence in law enforcement "is one of our great challenges." He said police have a special responsibility to follow the law, and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications director says he's prepared to clean house in order to stop information leaks. Anthony Scaramucci, the financier tapped for the role last week, said Tuesday that he was prepared to "fire everybody" to prevent leaks...