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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman clashed with a veteran news anchor during a panel discussion on policing in black communities held at the largest gathering of black journalists in the country. The director of communications for the White House...
DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside during a photo op is bringing attention to a common but largely hidden outrage for many women, one that few report. A 2014 survey found nearly 1 in 4 women...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical...
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Lottery says a suburban Chicago barbecue restaurant sold the winning ticket for a $393 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot The Illinois Lottery said Saturday that someone bought the ticket at Nick's Barbecue in Palos Heights. The $393...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A more traditional person might call it crass, an ostentatious 90th birthday bash with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. But then, no one would call Louisiana's four-term former governor, Edwin Edwards — the convicted felon with a wife five decades...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' big cities are booming like few places in the U.S., and mayors say Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is doing damage by trying to rein them in. Leaders of Texas' biggest cities, including Houston and Dallas, headed into the final weekend of a special...
MISSION, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of people are marching in South Texas toward the Rio Grande to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico. Led by an altar boy carrying an incense holder, the procession set out after dawn Saturday...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Gabriel...
NEW YORK (AP) — Onetime lawmakers facing corruption charges are keeping judges busy with claims that a Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of public corruption proves their innocence. From New Jersey to New York to Chicago, federal judges and the appeals courts above...