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NEW YORK (AP) — The head of New York City's transit agency on Tuesday unveiled an $836 million plan to stabilize the beleaguered subway system, and promised that riders would see progress within the next year. Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota said it...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dozens of teen pregnancy prevention programs deemed ineffective by President Donald Trump's administration will lose more than $200 million in funding following a surprise decision to end five-year grants after only three years. The administration's...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month and cost about $34 million to fight was charged Tuesday. Iron County prosecutor Scott Garrett told The Associated Press that his office...
A long-haul truck driver arrested for driving a tractor-trailer so hot and so crammed with immigrants that 10 people died had his license to drive commercial trucks rescinded three months earlier. Florida disqualified James Matthew Bradley Jr.'s commercial driving privileges on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the visit of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to the White House (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says supporting the humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees as close to their home country as possible is the best way to help...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mayor Betsy Hodges had barely begun explaining why she demanded the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief following another fatal officer-involved shooting when some of the protesters who backed her decision interrupted the news conference with an...
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...