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YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) — A New York enclave with a history of Nazi affiliation in the 1930s has agreed to change its policies that limited home ownership to people of German descent. The German American Settlement League has settled a discrimination case brought by New York state...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday. Brooks has been the NAACP's leader since 2014 but will not be kept on past...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fears of a terrorist attack prompted officials to ring many of the pedestrian plazas of Times Square with squat steel posts capable of stopping a speeding vehicle. But those barriers only cover so much ground. There were none of them Thursday at the corner where...
HONOLULU (AP) — Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a drink cart to block him from the front of the plane. The man, identified by law enforcement...
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal agents met an American Airlines plane from Los Angeles when it landed in Honolulu on Friday and detained a man who had tried to get into the cockpit during the flight but was subdued by a crew member and another passenger, officials said. A law...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury voted on Friday not to indict a white Columbus police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year. The Franklin County grand jury was considering whether it should indict Officer Bryan Mason in...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a disturbance on a flight between Los Angeles and Honolulu (all times local): 1 p.m. A law enforcement official says a man who caused a disturbance on a flight between Los Angeles and Honolulu attempted to access the cockpit of the plane. The...
PHOENIX (AP) — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/2qCWPmM ) a Franklin County grand jury voted Friday not to...