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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the U.S. pullout from the Paris climate pact, arguing Friday that America still will continue taking steps to cut heat-trapping pollution. In his first public comments on President Donald Trump's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he believes the United States will keep reducing greenhouse gas emissions despite pulling out of the Paris climate change pact. It's the first public comment on the decision from Tillerson, who had urged President Donald...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — An independent review ordered by Delaware's governor after a deadly inmate riot describes the state's maximum-security prison as dangerously overcrowded, critically understaffed, and poorly run and managed. According to the preliminary report, prison workers...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine but no prison, after being indicted on racketeering and conspiracy charges related to what prosecutors said was a multi-million...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For one week last spring, as Louisville led the world in mourning Muhammad Ali's death and celebrating his life, not a single person died in a hail of gunfire in the boxing great's hometown. The silence was welcome in a city wrestling with an explosion of...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — An independent review ordered by Delaware's governor after a deadly inmate riot describes the state's maximum-security prison as dangerously overcrowded, critically understaffed, and poorly run and managed. According to the preliminary report, prison workers...
NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers say a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison will still march in a Manhattan parade — even though he has stepped aside from a formal role. The parade's board of directors said in a statement Friday that Oscar Lopez Rivera will march on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs. Hiring was still enough to help keep pushing unemployment lower. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent. Hiring in the months of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department...