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MIAMI (AP) — On a bright New Year's Day in 2010, a small group of immigrants including a young couple in love laced up donated sneakers for a 1,500-mile march from Miami to Washington. The goal was simple: to call attention to the plight of youth like themselves living in the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a flight is being diverted to Salt Lake City after a pregnant passenger went into labor. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann says the woman's went into labor Wednesday morning on a plane heading from San Francisco...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One fireworks coordinator has a request of Mother Nature in this city of glitzy shows: If you're going to let it snow on New Year's Eve, let it fall at the perfect moment — right before midnight when his show launches from the Las Vegas Strip. Phil Grucci,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a different tune. Hammerstein spent 20 years at Highland Farm in...
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tripp Foy's sing-song chant rang out like a sentimental oldie for die-hard farmers clinging to the old way of selling tobacco, as a small procession of buyers shadowed him down long rows of reddish-brown leaf piled in bales. Farmers who have spent their...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too much...
NEW YORK (AP) — As city officials work to soften the New York Police Department's image and change how officers engage with citizens through reforms and training, part of the effort is happening online. The nation's largest police department, once a slow adopter of social media...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The public is getting its first glimpse of a four-day-old baby gorilla at the San Diego Zoo. The still-unnamed male was born Dec. 26 to mother Jessica and father Paul Donn. Visitors to the zoo on Tuesday were able to see the newborn when Jessica brought him to a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities Tuesday arrested the mother of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy left on the front porch of a stranger's home in Columbus, and began a recovery effort because he may be dead. Officers conducted a day-long search Tuesday near a creek with a...