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WASHINGTON (AP) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opens its doors on Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles that is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident. Penelope Reed of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Dayton says a report was received at 12:31 p.m. Friday of a jet off the end of a runway and...
PHOENIX (AP) — The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year when the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for cracking down on illegal immigration and housing inmates in tents outside in the desert heat was trounced in an election that focused on his own legal troubles...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family comes at a time of change for the religious right during the age of President Donald Trump. Focus on the Family was once well-known for its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees. Trump promised during the campaign to dismiss VA workers "who let our veterans down." He cast Friday's signing at a White House...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate celebrations...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the nation's opioid epidemic intensified, Indiana cracked down on over-prescribing doctors and "pill mills" catering to people with addictions. The state also took aim at doctor-shopping — the practice of visiting multiple physicians to score more...
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald...