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BOSTON (AP) — An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process. But Harvard is attacking the group's analysis and says it has countering evidence disproving discrimination. Motions filed by both sides...
WASHINGTON (AP) — "The economy," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared this week, "is doing very well." And it is. Steady hiring has shrunk unemployment to 3.8 percent — the lowest since the 1960's. Consumers are spending. Taxes are down. Inflation is tame. Factories...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. "The front car which was holding four...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of anti-poverty activists have launched a campaign in recent weeks modeled after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign of 1968. Like the push 50 years ago, advocates are hoping to draw attention to those struggling with deep...
A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by banning his social media account. Court records show California Superior Court Judge Harold Khan ruled in Jared...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police shot and killed two men who were fighting in a downtown square, less than an hour after city officers fatally shot a woman reportedly seen brandishing a sword, raising concerns about police tactics and how the investigations will be...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A private firm is making big money selling promises about some gator-infested Florida swampland. The Panther Island Mitigation Bank isn't another land boondoggle, but part of a federal system designed to restore wetlands across the United States. Panther...
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University board trustee is calling for interim school president John Engler to resign immediately, joining the chorus of sexual assault survivors of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar who say the campus community cannot heal...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. "The front car which was holding four...