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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley is bracing for major protests Wednesday against Milo Yiannopoulos (yuh-NAH'-poh-lihs), a polarizing Breitbart News editor, on the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he calls an epidemic of political...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury on Wednesday convicted a Minnesota man of assault for opening fire and wounding five men demonstrating against the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police officers. Allen Scarsella, 24, of Bloomington, was found guilty on all charges of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parole hearing for a follower of Charles Manson (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A state panel has recommended paroling a former follower of cult leader Charles Manson after California governors blocked four previous recommendations for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A manager of a small-town Dairy Queen accused of bullying a teenage employee who later killed himself was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter following a rare investigation in Missouri requested by the local coroner. A felony complaint alleges...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence about how the White House can implement on a federal level parts of the Republican governor's contentious policy that all-but eliminated collective bargaining for public...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pork industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn't worry about a bacon shortage. The reassurance comes amid news that demand for bacon depleted frozen pork belly supplies in the U.S. to a record low for December. Pork bellies are the cut of the hog from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of angry liberals packed the icy sidewalk outside Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer's Brooklyn apartment. They mocked him with signs like "Grow a spine, Chuck!" and "Chuck's a chicken." And they chanted, "Filibuster everything!" Such is the bind Schumer...
READING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple who told police their faith forbids any kind of medical treatment were charged Wednesday in the pneumonia death of their 2-year-old daughter, becoming the latest members of their sect to be prosecuted for failing to take a dying child to...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department assured a federal judge Wednesday that a proposed agreement to reform the Baltimore Police Department will withstand the change in presidents. Civil Rights Division lawyer Timothy Mygatt said the agreement with the city was negotiated...