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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog's report released just two weeks ago. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Kendall Jenner isn't strutting down a runway in wings, cheesing as Marilyn Monroe on video or flea market shopping with Paris Jackson, you might look for her outside. Whether it's next to a pool or on a motorbike, enjoying the great outdoors is one of those...
NEW YORK (AP) — Guards at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, one of the biggest correctional facilities in the world, continue to use excessive force like "head strikes, wall slams and violent takedowns" at an alarming rate, according to a report released Monday by a...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An underwater pipeline that sprung a leak in Alaska's Cook Inlet, an area known for diverse marine life, probably dumped less than three gallons (11 liters) of crude oil into the ocean, the pipeline's owner said Monday. The spill between two production...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers gave initial approval Monday to a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials, a measure that proponents said rebukes President Donald Trump for his immigration crackdown. It makes...
NEW YORK (AP) — A report by a federal monitor overseeing reforms at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex says guards continue to use excessive force at an "alarming rate." Monday's report says inmates have been unnecessarily struck in the head while handcuffed, slammed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped from North Carolina cried out "Help me" when police officers in the U.S. capital found her wedged between the driver's and front passenger's seat after the car she was in crashed, court documents showed. The...