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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is deploying a disaster response team to Iraq help distribute humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north. U.S. Agency for International Development...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa. Obama made the order Monday in a memo to his secretaries of Defense and State from his vacation on Martha's Vineyard...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year. Barneys shoppers and ex-employees...
MIAMI (AP) — The mother arrived early at Miami International Airport, pacing the baggage claim hall until, at last, she spotted her. Denia Zelaya had last seen her eldest daughter nearly 10 years earlier. On an early morning in 2004, she kissed Anita's head as the girl slept,...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is directing $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help fight terrorists in northern Africa. Obama made the order Monday from his vacation on Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast. He wrote to the secretaries of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has extended a months-long moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination being used to carry out the death penalty. The ruling by federal judge Gregory Frost will...
MIAMI (AP) — Denia Zelaya arrived early at the Miami International Airport. She had last seen her eldest daughter nearly 10 years earlier, when she'd kissed a sleeping Anita and then slipped out of her family's house. "I didn't tell her goodbye," she recalls. "I knew if she...
People around the world this weekend looked up at the sky to view a lunar phenomenon: the supermoon. Known to scientists as a pedigree moon, Earth's neighbor appears at its largest and brightest compared to other full moons when it orbits closer to our planet. It can even be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus." The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency, killing more than 900 people and spreading. That's scary and serious...