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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mitt Romney is offering a rare glimpse of his softer side as he marches toward an unlikely third presidential bid focused on poverty and the middle class. Conceding that he's giving "serious consideration to the future," the Republican Party's 2012 presidential...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of Penn State students rallied and marched Friday to celebrate the career of late football coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA's agreement to restore 112 team victories deducted amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. About 300 people...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Responding for the first time to the firestorm that erupted over the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations, film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says the all-white acting slate inspires her to accelerate the academy's push for more diversity...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday. The highly contagious respiratory illness was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but health officials...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A pair of defiant University of Virginia fraternities capitulated Friday to the school's efforts to impose new regulations on them that stemmed from a Rolling Stone article alleging a culture of rape and denial on the campus. The decision by the local...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland strip club that gained national attention for its vegan menu has been accused of withholding more than meat. Two former Casa Diablo dancers, Matilda Bickers and Amy Pitts, contend in a federal lawsuit they did not receive the minimum wage and...
Starting with the class of 2017, Arizona students will be required to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before they can graduate. The new legislation, signed Thursday by Gov. Doug Ducey, is part of the primarily conservative Civics Education Initiative, whose goal is to...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, New York's Police Department is quietly expanding training for what it sees as the latest terror threat — teams of "active shooters" who arm themselves with high-powered rifles and open fire. Commissioner William Bratton...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday issued a stern warning to Congress that any legislation threatening additional sanctions against Iran could derail talks to end its nuclear program peacefully, while British Prime Minister David Cameron worked the phones to try...