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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on "sanctuary cities" has triggered divergent actions from blue and red states, revealing the deep national divide on immigration as some move to follow his order and others break with the U.S. government to protect...
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Police breached a building at Delaware's largest prison early Thursday, ending a nearly 24-hour hostage standoff that left one corrections employee dead. Inmates assumed control of the building at the James T. Vaughn Correction Center on Wednesday, taking...
BOSTON (AP) — A nationwide campaign to get more Muslim Americans involved in local politics is being launched by a Massachusetts nonprofit. Jetpac Inc. is focused on training Muslim Americans how to leverage social media, data analysis and other critical political tools to build...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says tests indicate the city's water is safe, even though about 100,000 customers are still being advised to boil tap water before using it. Peduto says tests have found no trace of the giardia bacteria that can cause diarrhea, even...
NEW YORK (AP) — Top Grammy contenders Sturgill Simpson and Chance the Rapper are set to perform at the awards show this month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that fellow nominee William Bell and Grammy winners Little Big Town and Gary Clark Jr. will also perform on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — America's self-image is forever intertwined with the melting pot. It's a nation that welcomes the world's wretched refuse, a nation built by immigrants, a nation whose very motto is "E Pluribus Unum" — Out of Many, One. America's history also is replete with...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Red pandas are the Houdinis of zoos. The raccoonlike creatures, who lounge on tree branches like stuffed animals made real, have escaped exhibits in the United Kingdom, California and Washington, D.C. They're often retrieved in days, if not hours. But at the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like his predecessors, President Donald Trump plans to commemorate Black History Month with an official proclamation, a gala and receptions inside the White House to celebrate the contributions of the United States' black citizens. "I'm proud to honor this...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Physician David Shulkin is headed toward likely confirmation as President Donald Trump's veterans affairs secretary after offering repeated assurances to sometimes skeptical senators that he will work quickly to meet the medical care needs of millions of...