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NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America says it anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office. Boy Scouts president Randall...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The National Urban League president helped christen a new job training and education center in Ferguson on Wednesday, calling the site a "powerful first step" in helping the St. Louis suburb that's still mending from unrest over the fatal police shooting of...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge handed down a 42-year prison sentence Wednesday for a Montana man who chased down and kidnapped a 4-year-old girl, then brutally raped her and left her for dead in an abandoned pickup in the middle of winter. A jury convicted John William...
The U.S. Education Department has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office, according to records sent to an Illinois senator. Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin released those records Wednesday and...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation, officials announced Wednesday...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — On an October morning in 2012, the system administrator of a tiny Vermont defense contractor arrived at work to find the business' computers had been hacked and a sophisticated software program stolen. Prosecutors later concluded the thieves were a group...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading have been charged with corruption for a series of pay-to-play schemes officials likened to putting for-sale signs on their offices while promising political favors to deep-pocketed donors. Allentown Mayor...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker just got what may be the biggest political boost of his career, and it couldn't have come at a much better time. President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that Wisconsin had won the high-stakes fight to be home to...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI is investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency said Wednesday. Princess Cruises said the woman died Tuesday night on the Emerald...