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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 media organizations in San Francisco plan to saturate online, TV and print publications this week with news stories about an issue that has stumped politicians and residents for decades: The city's homeless. Homelessness has defined San...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The airport in Ohio where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor. The 94-year-old former U.S. senator said during a ceremony...
GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) — Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009. A tremendous...
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has added seven counties to his request for a federal disaster declaration for flood-ravaged West Virginia. That would bring the number...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that the chests and dressers are unstable if they are not secured to a wall. All...
NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states. Many anti-abortion leaders were openly disappointed, bracing for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from an 11-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wasn't allowed to bring her service dog to school. The justices said Tuesday they will consider whether Ehlena Fry's family can sue the school district for...
DETROIT (AP) — A small plane that had been trailing a banner over crowds gathered for a fireworks display crash-landed in a Detroit residential street, injuring the pilot and a bystander who was electrocuted by a power line that the aircraft brought down, authorities said. Early...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of U.S. citizenship law that treats men and women differently. The justices said they will hear a case about a law that applies only to children born outside the U.S. to one parent who is...