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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...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The father of a former Marine says he was notified by the U.S. State Department that his son was killed in Syria while fighting for a Kurdish militia battling the Islamic State group. David Taylor Sr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his son David...
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a brain disease linked with repeated head...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump want a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit by protesters accusing him of ordering his supporters to rough them up at a campaign rally in Louisville last year. The Courier-Journal reports the request asks the 6th...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's fiery speech Monday night at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former Scouts. Standing before thousands of school-aged Scouts, he began with a bit of profanity and then went on to rage for more than...