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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has become "an emblem of the tense relationship" between law enforcement and those it serves, especially minority communities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday during a visit to St. Louis. Sessions, speaking to a gathering of law...
BOSTON (AP) — Hotels offer congee and other Chinese staples for room service. Casinos train staff members on Chinese etiquette. Restaurants, tourist sights and shopping malls translate signs, menus and information booklets into Mandarin. The American hospitality industry is...
CHICAGO (AP) — Police say two people have died in a drive-by shooting in the same Chicago neighborhood where separate shootings several hours earlier left five people dead, including a pregnant woman. The latest shooting happened late Thursday when a vehicle pulled alongside a...
ATLANTA (AP) — A major effect on traffic in a city already known for gridlock is expected after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse in Atlanta. Georgia's top transportation official said there's no way to tell when the highway, which carries 250,000 cars...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A burning candle started a building fire that killed four people and displaced dozens more in Oakland, city officials said. The disclosure ruled out arson as the cause of the Monday blaze in the three-story building for recovering addicts and people who had...
BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Rain-fed wildflowers have been sprouting from California's desert sands after lying dormant for years — producing a spectacular display that has drawn record crowds and traffic jams to tiny towns like Borrego Springs. An estimated 150,000 people in...
OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — They've performed at Disney World in Florida and marched in New York's City's Columbus Day Parade. Now the FREE Players Drum Corps is setting its sights on a trip to the 2018 world championships in Indianapolis. But what sets this group of flag wavers,...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket Thursday, a historic feat and the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk tried to fly a booster...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Bar Association has opened an investigation into an ethics complaint against former state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, now administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a letter from the association's general counsel. The...