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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fifty years after the federal Fair Housing Act banned racial discrimination in lending, African Americans and Latinos continue to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than their white counterparts. This modern-day redlining...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Broward...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Stanford University law professor who is leading an effort to recall a judge over his handling of a high-profile sexual assault case received an envelope Wednesday containing white powder and a rape threat. Emergency personnel shut two rooms at the law...
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, denied allegations Wednesday that he is a cocaine dealer. Loaiza, who became a celebrity in his native Mexico, made his first appearance in San Diego County...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long fight to take her away from the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and the mom's American husband are fighting for their freedom. The couple, Joshua Holt of Utah...
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Wednesday were trying to piece together how a 49-year-old skier whose disappearance sparked a massive search on a snowy New York mountainside ended up six days later in California, confused and still in ski clothes. Toronto firefighter...
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's tallest peak rises above the streets of downtown Portland, its gorgeous snow-capped slopes luring 10,000 climbers a year. The picture postcard view of Mount Hood makes it one of the most visited snow-capped peaks in the U.S., a destination...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stepping over syringes and feces, federal judge David O. Carter walked briskly Wednesday with an entourage of government officials and lawyers along a bike trail by the Santa Ana River, passing dozens of homeless tent-dwellers who are now looking for him...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 7-year-old Venezuelan girl has made it to the United States after a long effort to get her out of the turbulent South American nation where her jailed mother and American boyfriend work to win their freedom. U.S. authorities say Joshua Holt of Utah and...