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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Leaning over the map, Brian Vincent turned to a city official and asked, "Why does it show a park instead of my business?" The planner paused and then explained. Des Moines leaders had concluded that the park was a better use of the land than the low-...
NEW YORK (AP) — A statue of a young girl with a look of resolve has been placed in front of Wall Street's famous charging bull in time for International Women's Day. A big investment firm, State Street Global Advisors, put the statue there to highlight efforts to get more women...
NEW YORK (AP) — An outspoken New York civil rights lawyer who represented clients ranging from small-time criminals to radicals and was released early from prison three years ago because she was expected to die of cancer has died. Lynne Feltham Stewart was 77. Her husband, Ralph...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — American women are staying home from work, zipping up their wallets, wearing red and attending rallies across the country to show their economic strength and impact on society as part of International Women's Day celebrations happening across the globe...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 8:45 a.m. About 200 people gathered Wednesday in Madrid's central Puerta del Sol to mark International Women's Day and support a group of women who, a day earlier, ended a hunger strike to...
BOSTON (AP) — Gay veterans who marched in Boston's 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade after decades of resistance from organizers say they have been denied a spot in this year's event. The veterans group, OutVets, said on their Facebook page that the reason for the denial is unclear...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 7 a.m. President Donald Trump is taking note of Wednesday's U.N.-designated International Women's Day, and asking his Twitter followers to join him in "honoring the critical role of women" in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says Congress needs to act quickly to extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care, pointing to a growing demand for medical treatment outside the Department of Veterans Affairs...
NEW YORK (AP) — So, you use messaging apps like WhatsApp or Signal or have smart TVs and PCs. Should you worry that the CIA is listening to your conversations? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe, though it's still unlikely you need to be too concerned. WikiLeaks...