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DETROIT (AP) — Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines, hands cuffed in front of navy prison scrubs. It's been more than 27 years since Hines stood before a judge in this building. He was 15 then, just out of eighth grade, answering for his role in the...
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured two national monuments in Nevada on Sunday and canceled plans for meetings Monday in the Las Vegas area in order to head back to Washington, D.C., for what he said will be a Cabinet meeting involving President...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive for PBS is sounding the alarm about public broadcasting's future if federal funding is axed as called for by President Donald Trump. "PBS will not go away, but a number of our stations will," CEO Paula Kerger said Sunday. "There...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Union carpenter Bob Brady has spent 30 years running Philadelphia's Democratic machine, and 20 years in Congress, watching a string of local party leaders go to prison. A Justice Department memo in a brewing criminal case hints at the way he wields power...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Fifty years after actress Jayne Mansfield died in a Buick that slammed underneath a tractor-trailer, auto safety advocates say regulations inspired by that gruesome crash need updating to prevent hundreds of similar deaths annually. "We're asking Congress to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An array of new refugee bans and travel limits that the Trump administration says will block terrorists also have halted a three-decade-old U.S. program for so-called unaccompanied refugee minors. The program is for kids who were made refugees by war or...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield has come under...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Satellites in space and a robot under Lake Erie's surface are part of a network of scientific tools trying to keep algae toxins out of drinking water supplies in the shallowest of the Great Lakes. It's one of the most wide-ranging freshwater monitoring...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ten years ago Tuesday, a bridge carrying a busy stretch of freeway collapsed without warning into the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis during the evening rush hour. Many leaders saw the disaster, which killed 13 people and injured 145, as a wake-up...