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DETROIT (AP) — Charges are pending against a juvenile after a Michigan mother said a social media prank in which her 11-year-old son's girlfriend faked her own suicide led the boy to take his own life. Katrina Goss said Thursday that she found her son, Tysen Benz, hanging by the...
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors have authorized computer-related charges against a juvenile after a Michigan mother says a social media and texting prank led her 11-year-old son to take his own life. The unnamed juvenile is being charged in Marquette County with telecommunication...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Awed by an eight-plane flyover that left the sky streaked with plumes of red, white and blue contrails, thousands paused Thursday in the shadow of the nation's official World War I monument in remembrance of the day a century ago that the U.S. entered the...
EDITORS NOTE: On April 6, 1917, the United States joined the Great War. President Woodrow Wilson had tried in vain to avoid the global conflict now known as World War I, and called on Congress to declare war. By the time U.S. troops helped defeat Germany and end the conflict in...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 's upcoming performance of "New Water Music" will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who have sought for four years to ban discrimination against LGBT workers are emboldened by a new federal court decision linking such protections to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the sponsor said Thursday. While the statewide...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A California woman accused of killing the father of her two children was released from jail Thursday after posting an unprecedented $35 million bail raised by friends, family and business associates with ties to China. Tiffany Li, wearing a baseball...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate went "nuclear." Republicans and Democrats collided Thursday over Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. Short of the 60 votes needed in the 100-seat Senate to press ahead, Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a confrontation that could reshape the Supreme Court for generations, Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules Thursday to allow Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections. Democrats denounced the GOP's use...