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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers have discovered shreds of paper bearing legible printing that somehow survived three...
ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where he once preached decried disparaging remarks President Donald Trump is said to have made about African countries, while protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The murder of a Hispanic New Mexico jailer in 1968 — a year of unrest in the U.S. — has divided residents, scholars and civil rights advocates for decades. Fifty years and two investigations later, one of the most dramatic conflicts of the civil rights...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport,...
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito, California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that are being slaughtered for their tusks in Africa. The wildlife detective work involves cutting up seized...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is saying farewell to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and hello to Democrat Phil Murphy. The wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is to take the oath of office Tuesday at a ceremony in Trenton. Christie will then return to...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For some of the law enforcement agencies that agreed to be on A&E Network's real-time police show "Live PD," the goal of being more transparent with their profession under increasing scrutiny clashed with concerns over public image. Police departments...