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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state of Texas on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations as an assertion of presidential authority intended to protect the country from terrorists, splitting with states that have denounced...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not patronize businesses Thursday. "A Day Without Immigrants" is meant to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and the country's way of life. Actions are...
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who spent 16 years in prison for killing his first wife pleaded guilty Wednesday in the slayings of his two daughters and two stepchildren and in the torture of his second wife. Gregory Green, 50, admitted to the slayings in...
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — A foster parent now accused of sexually abusing boys in his care could have been stopped years earlier if not for "abysmal" communication among the child-welfare agencies involved, including one that raised serious concerns that were apparently never...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head over the weekend. Chicago Police suspect Antwan C. Jones in the shooting of Takiya Holmes. She died Tuesday. Takiya was among at...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A blunt and combative Republican who sneers at political correctness. Insurgent candidates striking populist notes. Establishment figures on the defensive. A former TV star with political ambitions. The governor's races this year in Virginia and New Jersey...
CHICAGO (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head over the weekend. Chicago Police suspect Antwan C. Jones in the shooting of Takiya Holmes. She died Tuesday. Takiya was among at...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The CEO of Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour is responding to criticism he received after calling President Donald Trump "an asset to the country." Kevin Plank wrote an open letter to Baltimore published as a full-page advertisement in The...
PHOENIX (AP) — As some cities reaffirm support for sanctuary policies that protect immigrants, Phoenix finds itself in an unusual position to push back against any immigration actions by the new White House. The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday will discuss a petition to adopt...