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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A dozen guards were held hostage 35 years ago during one of the nation's deadliest prison riots. Some were brutally beaten and sexually assaulted as rioting prisoners killed 33 fellow inmates during a clash that included beheadings, amputations and...
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The rallying cry in Ferguson was "Hands up, don't shoot!" In New York, it was "I can't breathe!" In Pasco these days, the protest signs say things like "It was just a rock!!!" In a case with unmistakable echoes of Ferguson and New York, demonstrators have...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch at his alma mater was repeatedly disrupted by protesters calling for judicial sanctions over his handling of the Ferguson police shooting. An audience member wearing a judicial robe interrupted...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns. The tax mistake is a self-inflicted injury that comes on...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When it comes to standardized tests, parents across the country are (a) concerned; (b) demanding change; (c) pulling tens of thousands of children out of the exams; or (d) making themselves heard at the top levels of government. Answer: all of the above. The...
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday brought torture and child abuse charges against the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his father's basement last year after an 11-day disappearance. The Wayne County prosecutor's said Charlie Bothuell IV and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arctic air and bitterly cold wind is moving across the Northeast, plunging temperatures into record low single digits, accompanied by subzero wind chills. The National Weather Service says Friday's extreme weather brought record low temperatures from western...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The winter's deep freeze has transformed Niagara Falls into an icy spectacle, encasing the trees around it into crystal shells and drawing tourists who are braving below-zero temperatures. The Niagara River keeps flowing below the ice cover, so the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL...