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A pair of testy exchanges between high-profile black women and white men in the political spotlight launched a tweetstorm under the hashtag BlackWomenAtWork, validating the experiences of thousands of professional black women who say such slights are all too common. It began...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six people working at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs. A senior State Department official says the firings followed an investigation into allegations of misconduct. The official says those who were embassy...
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of the Republican health care overhaul was a sharp setback for anti-abortion leaders, whose hopes of halting federal funding to Planned Parenthood were derailed. But they continue to pursue that goal and also are pushing for a federal ban on most...
DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three men were killed as their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads. An SUV containing two storm chasers...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s has been badly beaten inside his prison cell. A spokeswoman for Ohio's prison system says 64-year-old Donald Harvey was...
Andrew Auernheimer isn't the kind of internet troll who hides behind a screen name. A notorious computer hacker whose anti-Semitic rhetoric matches the swastika tattooed on his chest, the 31-year-old views online trolling campaigns as a modern form of an age-old political tactic...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A court-appointed attorney says he'll investigate whether mental illness is a possible defense for a man accused of shooting and killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker transit bus on the Las Vegas Strip last weekend. Attorney Will Ewing said...
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty around President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data. She was camping with her husband and co-workers...