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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University is taking new steps to confront its past ties to slavery. The Ivy League school is hosting a conference Friday exploring the historical ties between slavery and early universities, including Harvard. Scholars will present research on...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Around 200 people chanted "Coward!" and booed as Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan attended an event in the heavily Democratic state. A strong police presence kept the crowd across the street from a Providence office building, where Ryan was meeting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star. The newspaper reported Thursday that emails provided through a public records request show...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah attorney general was acquitted Thursday of bribery and evidence tampering charges in one of the highest-profile scandals in state history. As the jury announced its verdict for John Swallow in a Salt Lake City courtroom, Swallow's wife and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah attorney general was acquitted Thursday of bribery and evidence tampering charges in one of the highest-profile scandals in state history. The jury announced its verdict against John Swallow in a Salt Lake City courtroom following a three-week...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge tentatively approved an agreement Thursday for the U.S. government to pay $1 million to the children of a Mexican man who died after being detained by immigration authorities and shot several times with a stun gun. The settlement considered by U...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions agreed Thursday to recuse himself from any investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The move came after revelations that Sessions twice spoke with the Russian ambassador during the campaign, a...
DALLAS (AP) — An immigration judge granted bond Thursday to a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States, allowing her to leave an immigration detention facility to seek treatment for a brain tumor. Sara Beltran Hernandez's family in New York posted her $15,000 bond...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers worried about a nationwide crackdown on legal marijuana under President Donald Trump's administration are rushing to protect the personal information of pot customers in case federal agents try to seize it. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is...