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EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country. The family of 38-year-old Alfred Olango fled Uganda to a refugee camp and then...
CHICAGO (AP) — The man who got generations of hot dog lovers singing along to the Oscar Mayer Wiener song has died. Richard Trentlage died Sept. 21 in Libertyville, Illinois, at the age of 87, according to an obituary posted online by a northern Illinois funeral home. With the...
NEW YORK (AP) — "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity." Those aren't excerpts from attack ads by Hillary Clinton's campaign. Those are longtime Republican newspapers disavowing Donald Trump. If newspaper...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two men who helped integrate college basketball came back to Vanderbilt University this week to share provocative views on the pace of change, take up matters they rarely dared to address as students, and describe the racism they encountered on their...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a trash bin. The Democratic...
NEW YORK (AP) — "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity." Those aren't excerpts from attack ads by Hillary Clinton's campaign. Those are longtime Republican newspapers disavowing Donald Trump. If newspaper...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A military judge has rejected arguments that Sen. John McCain improperly swayed the prosecution of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with negative comments about the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan. Defense lawyers for Bergdahl argued that McCain...
HOUSTON (AP) — At Tacos Tierra Caliente — a food truck parked in a section of Houston where Spanish is spoken as often as English — $1.50 can buy such street taco staples as pollo (chicken), barbacoa (shredded beef) and lengua (tongue). But next to the handwritten chalkboard...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A high school jersey once worn by Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and stolen after his death has been returned to the Florida school. Hillsborough County Public Schools said in a news release Friday that the jersey was returned Thursday. Officials said a family...