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BOSTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s last speech before his assassination 50 years ago this week will be read out aloud in Boston. Dozens of speakers aged 5 to 91 will take turns reading short passages from the speech at Monday afternoon's remembrance on City Hall Plaza. King...
NEW YORK (AP) — Around the same time "To Kill a Mockingbird" made Harper Lee a best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, she was still fighting for creative control. "I must say it's increasingly difficult for magazine articles to be written any other way than a magazine...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary that runs FirstEnergy Corp.'s nuclear and coal-fired power plants has filed for bankruptcy after the utility said earlier that it planned to close its three nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The move announced by FirstEnergy Solutions late...
BEIJING (AP) — China says it's rolling out new tariffs on U.S. meat, fruit and other products as retaliation against taxes approved by President Donald Trump on imported steel and aluminum. The Chinese finance ministry says in a statement that the new tariffs begin Monday. The...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support free events,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. The chains' parent company, Canada-based Hudson's Bay Co., announced the breach of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg's action-adventure "Ready Player One" has topped the domestic box office over the holiday weekend. Studio estimates on Sunday say the Virtual Reality-focused film earned a solid $53.2 million in its first four days in theaters from 4,234...
It may be a while before President Donald Trump gets another chance at creating a new, "merit-based" immigration system, a keystone of his four-part plan that Congress rejected last month. In the meantime, his administration is busy making it harder, not easier, for skilled...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stymied by state regulators, a renewable energy company seeking to build one of the nation's longest power lines across a large swath of the Midwest has turned to a prominent politician in an attempt to revive its $2.3 billion project. Former Missouri...