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The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A rising river swollen by torrential rain this week has prompted another Texas city to order a mandatory evacuation of some homes. Officials in Rosenberg — located 35 miles southwest of...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black teenager says he was escorted out of his high school graduation ceremony in Sacramento by three deputies for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric. Nyree Holmes said Saturday that he wore the...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a tropical disturbance off the coast of South Carolina (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Bonnie has formed off South Carolina, strengthening from a tropical depression. Forecasters detected 40 mph...
ATLANTA (AP) — As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out. Their target: a "Dear Colleague Letter" issued by...
ATLANTA (AP) — As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out. Their target: a "Dear Colleague Letter" issued by...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's one of the most divisive issues in New Jersey, one that inflames regional rivalries and spurs fierce debate among residents and lawmakers. Is the meat in the state's favorite breakfast sandwich called Taylor ham or pork roll? The debate has raged for...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands by Democratic President...
CHICAGO (AP) — With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of headstones, about the only thing anyone in the tiny north-central Illinois community of Odell knew of the men buried there was that they'd fought in...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota wildlife official is trying to combat a scene she sees several times every summer: A mom and her children show up carrying a box with holes poked in the top and a baby wild animal inside. The family thinks they've rescued it from apparent...