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KEENE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds gathered Thursday to see military honors bestowed at the graveside of Cesar Chavez, and despite more than two decades passing since his death, his sister said she felt his presence, just as he brought life to the farmworkers' movement on the fields...
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Pastor Chris Hill's suburban Denver church has become a place where shooting victims and first responders have found counselling and peace in the years since a masked gunman opened fire on a nearby movie theater. He and others say there will be a greater...
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — With opening statements scheduled Monday in the Colorado theater shooting trial, mental health counselors are bracing to help those coping with anxiety, flashbacks and other responses to reliving the Aurora theater shootings through testimony and news...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S. So far, the quakes have been mostly small and have done little damage...
5 p.m. Protesters upset over the death of Freddie Gray are marching through downtown Baltimore, chanting and blocking rush hour traffic. People are coming out of stores to watch. Commuters at bus stops are taking pictures with their phones and some drivers are honking their...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for four Minnesota men accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group challenged the government's use of a paid informant, arguing at a detention hearing Thursday that his involvement makes the case suspect. The men are...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that recent U.S. strikes that killed Americans were consistent with guidelines for counterterrorism efforts, and experts say the attacks appear to have been within the bounds of U.S. law despite what the president called "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at the lives of four men — two Western hostages and two American terror suspects — who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. The American and Italian aid workers were killed inadvertently in a drone attack targeting al-Qaida in January, U.S...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment than initially thought. The Veteran's Choice program launched on...