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On a trip to India, the president of Portland State University reassured prospective students they'd be safe on his campus. Purdue University sent overseas applicants a note from two mayors touting Indiana's "friendly smiles" and hospitality. And dozens of other schools produced...
BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — A vehicle suddenly accelerated at an auto auction and struck several people before it crashed through a wall of the building Wednesday, killing at least two people. The crash occurred at around 10:15 a.m. at LynnWay Auto Auction in Billerica, about 20...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Weather Underground radical who was denied parole after New York's governor commuted her sentence says the decision was "communally painful" for fellow prisoners who had "connected their sense of hope" to her. "People here want to believe that ... what...
On a trip to India, the president of Portland State University reassured prospective students they'd be safe on his campus. Purdue University sent overseas applicants a note from two mayors touting Indiana's "friendly smiles" and hospitality. And dozens of other schools produced...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police say seven bounty hunters and bail bondsmen have been indicted on first-degree murder and other charges in the killing of an unarmed man and the wounding of another. Authorities say 24-year-old Jalen Johnson and another man were wounded...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink...
RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — In the northwest corner of Georgia, where cows and crops vastly outnumber people, a small cluster of privately owned treatment centers have sprung up in recent years for heroin and prescription painkiller addicts. And most of the patients aren't even from...
NEW YORK (AP) — An array of celebrities — from Meryl Streep to Tina Fey to Scarlett Johansson to Julianne Moore to Chelsea Handler — turned out to support Planned Parenthood at its centennial celebration, and to hear Hillary Clinton urge continued activism on behalf of women and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority students continue to lag behind their peers in finishing high school, according to a study released Wednesday. While the national graduation rate for the year 2015 was 83.2 percent, it was only...