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FRANKFORD, Del. (AP) — American schools are scrambling to provide services to the large number of children and teenagers who crossed the border alone in recent months. Unaccompanied minors who made up the summer spike at the border have moved to communities of all sizes, in...
HOUSTON (AP) — A jury sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze. Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, 43, a breast cancer doctor based...
After dropping for seven straight years, the number of U.S. children in foster care rose slightly last year, according to new federal figures released Monday. The annual report from the Department of Health and Human Services tallied 402,378 children in the foster care system as...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County grand jury will review another case involving the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old. A judge approved the request by county prosecutors Monday in a case involving a drug suspect arrested in 2013 by officer...
Sometimes videos of police using force seem to justify those actions; other times, they appear to prove officers acted wrongly. In either circumstance, seeing such videos might give viewers a false sense of understanding what happened when they don't have full context. Video...
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A man walks through Wal-Mart, holding something to his ear as he passes a gun case. He leans toward a shelf and steps back into view, now holding a long, dark object — a gun? — as he walks past customers, who show no obvious reaction. Eight minutes later...
DENVER (AP) — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The...
DETROIT (AP) — The rewards for surviving last winter's punishing weather are tight supplies and drastic price increases for road salt across much of the U.S. Local officials in several Midwestern states are facing prices that are twice what they were last season. In some cases,...
DENVER (AP) — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The...