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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anti-poverty activists in Albuquerque and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality after years of fighting to exclude descendants of slaves from its rolls are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The Coast Guard says it is investigating a casino shuttle boat fire off Florida's Gulf Coast that led to the death of a female passenger. Petty Officer...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fire swiftly engulfed a shuttle boat Sunday afternoon used to ferry patrons to a casino ship off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing the crew and dozens of passengers to jump into chilly waters close to shore, authorities said. Fifteen people complaining of chest...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a casino venture's shuttle boat caught fire and all 50 passengers safely made it to the nearby shore after a rescue operation in the Tampa Bay area. Port Richey Chief of Police Gerard DeCanio says all passengers and crew were able to...
HONOLULU (AP) — It was a beautiful Hawaii morning: nice breeze, blue skies, birds chirping. Then terror struck. We were up early, my daughter and I, because this Saturday morning was her first day of ice skating lessons, a day we had been talking about and looking forward to for...
ATLANTA (AP) — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader - also regarded as one of America's greatest orators - recalled driving one night...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana in a potentially uncomfortable position. Federal law prohibits marijuana users from owning or even possessing guns or ammunition. The government has...
CHICAGO (AP) — Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died. Fourteen states...