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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yesica Sanchez recently found a notice attached to the front door of her two-bedroom apartment that said her rent was almost doubling. The divorced mother held the paper in her hand in a state of shock. "We wanted to faint. After I pay all of my bills, I...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. "I can't...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new report finds the Philadelphia Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices are improving, but also shows officers are still stopping thousands of people without a legal reason. The court-ordered report is part of a monitoring process ordered in a 2011...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed as he ran from a 2015 traffic stop. A copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — A battered news industry can find some flickers of hope in a survey that gauges public willingness to pay for journalism, as long as its leaders plan judiciously. A little more than half of American adults regularly pay for news, through newspaper and magazine...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal safety regulators believe a hoverboard is to blame for a fire that killed two girls in Pennsylvania. The girls, ages 10 and 3, were killed March 10 in Harrisburg. They are believed to be the first in the U.S. to die in a fire caused by a faulty...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on contract talks for TV and film writers (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Writers Guild of America says the tentative deal reached early Tuesday will cover its television and film writers for three years if ratified by its members. The guild...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yesica Sanchez recently found a notice attached to the front door of her two-bedroom apartment that said her rent was almost doubling. The divorced mother held the paper in her hand in a state of shock. "We wanted to faint. After I pay all of my bills, I...
NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous drumbeat echoed through the cocktail reception at the Met Gala. Either an earthquake was hitting the Upper East Side of Manhattan, or the glittering assembly of guests was being called in to dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "...