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CHICAGO (AP) — The national debate over immigration policy could be coming to a diner near you. From down-home delis to upscale bistros, dozens of restaurants nationwide are seeking "sanctuary" status, a designation owners hope will help protect employees in an immigrant-heavy...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lee O'Denat, who founded the popular, "R-rated," website WorldStarHipHop.com, has died in San Diego. He was 43. O'Denat was at a local business on Monday when he became unresponsive, according to the San Diego County medical examiner's office. Paramedics couldn'...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive actions on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines are aimed at turning the disputed projects into reality, but it's not clear how quickly that might happen. Dakota Access is to carry North Dakota oil to Illinois. It's...
WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — The sparkling ice spread through a small stand of trees in the White Mountain National Forest so precisely, it could have been applied by Elsa, Disney's "Frozen" queen. Within the basketball court-size plot, everything glistened. Outside it, branches were...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court is reviewing the conviction of a Pittsburgh man for making threats against police in a rap song after he was charged with drug offenses. The Supreme Court on Monday said it would take up an appeal by Jamal Knox, who argues his...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense and will not face criminal charges after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man during a struggle over an officer's gun in 2014, prosecutors said Tuesday. The finding from the Los Angeles district...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for tweets deemed...
HONOLULU (AP) — The population of Hawaiian monk seals, one world's most critically endangered marine mammals, has been increasing 3 percent a year for the past three years, federal wildlife officials said Tuesday. There are now about 1,400 Hawaiian monk seals in the wild, said...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Much of California has gone from withered to water-logged this winter but the state's top water regulator is not ready to lift emergency conservation measures enacted during the height of the state's drought. "It makes the most sense to continue steady as...