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HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. is imposing sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday authorizing the sanctions. Although the U.S. has already sanctioned North Korea over...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — From street-artist paintings on boards protecting store windows to signs bearing the now iconic statement, "Hands Up. Don't Shoot," cultural images from the Ferguson protests have become firmly established in recent Missouri history. So much so that the Missouri...
PASADENA, Texas (AP) — When the movie "Urban Cowboy" made this refinery town famous in 1980, the honkytonk Gilley's was booming and wannabe cowpokes from the white Houston suburbs flocked here to drink and dance. Houston was the big city, but Pasadena was for kicks. Today...
GRAND TERRACE, Calif. (AP) — A security guard died confronting a gunman firing at a crowd outside a Southern California roller rink where about 200 people, including many children, gathered for an all-night New Year's Eve party, authorities and witnesses said Friday. "He saved a...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A father and son's multistate crime spree left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched before the suspects were caught after a New Year's Day shootout that wounded two police in West Virginia, authorities said Friday. Family and friends in...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Like she does every year, Sister Helen Cole spent the last days of December overseeing a vigil for each person slain in Camden. For 2014, she lit 32 candles for 32 victims. In an impoverished city of 77,000, that represents an astounding homicide rate — about...
PHOENIX (AP) — Assaults against U.S. Border Patrol agents have dropped again even as apprehensions of immigrants illegally crossing the border increase. The Arizona Republic ( http://goo.gl/HRTW27 ) reports that figures from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Border Patrol'...
Reaction to the death of former three-term New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died Thursday hours after his son, Andrew, was sworn in for his second term as governor. "An Italian Catholic kid from Queens, born to immigrant parents, Mario paired his faith in God and faith in America...