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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Verne Troyer from the "Austin Powers" movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer's spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. The Great Hearts Monte Vista teacher who distributed the worksheet titled "The Life of...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Barbara Bush's casket has been wheeled out of the Houston church where hundreds of people came to offer their final respects during her funeral. Eight of her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man is facing a murder charge in what authorities say was a random attack on a California father, who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat on his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. Jamal Jackson, 49, was charged with first-...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in...
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government. Starting in the fall, Brett Smith will get his chance at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. He is...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush. About 1,500 people are expected at Saturday's...
Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground. Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But what follows is another kind of miracle:...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery. The...