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CHICAGO (AP) — The coach leans forward, her hands pressed on a table in a band room off the gymnasium, where a basketball game is about to start. She is silent for a minute or two. Her players shift uncomfortably. When Dorothy Gaters finally speaks, her message is familiar and...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A member of the grand jury that declined to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown contends in a lawsuit filed Monday that the prosecutor in the case has wrongly implied that all 12 jurors believed there was no...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing whether to cut aid to the Palestinians because of their effort to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the U.S. is reviewing its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday waded into a controversy over revelations that the House's No. 3 Republican spoke to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, saying who the GOP has in leadership "says a lot about who they are." White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Tom Evans, a climber and photographer, has been...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers of all ages and races have gathered outside a New York City funeral home to pay their respects to the Mario Cuomo. The line outside the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Avenue stretched more than a block. Vice President Joe Biden was among...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says whether Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') keeps his House Republican leadership position "says a lot about who they are." Scalise has been under fire over revelations that he gave a speech to a white supremacist group 12 years ago...
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon. Flu was widespread in 43 states and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the Centers...
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Soft laughter rippled through the audience in an Iowa church meeting room when a woman punctuated her question to the keynote speaker, Bernie Sanders, with, "when you're president." The reaction was a gentle acknowledgment that the Vermont senator, whose...