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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said. In his wide-ranging career,...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The oft-maligned city of Cleveland is on quite a roll. Cheers broke out, car horns tooted and the whoops of joyous fans filled the city's streets Friday as word spread quickly that Ohio's prodigal son, LeBron James, is returning to the Cavaliers. The four time-...
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized, officials said. The other 19 people aboard were taken to a hospital and released after the crash Thursday...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said. In his wide-ranging career,...
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized. Officials say the other 19 people aboard were taken to a hospital and released after...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former head of the nation's largest public pension fund pleaded guilty Friday to bribery and fraud. Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of California Public Employees' Retirement System, entered his plea in San Francisco federal court. He...
NEW YORK (AP) — Another danger lurked as fire and smoke swept through the upper floors of a Brooklyn public-housing high-rise: junk. The 19th-floor apartment where the blaze started last weekend was piled with it, fire officials said, creating a minefield that's being looked at...
MEXICALI, Mexico (AP) — A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains. U.S...
NEW YORK (AP) — A month after a California judge ruled that job protections for teachers violated children's constitutional rights, one lawsuit making the same claim has been filed in New York, another has been announced and critics of teacher tenure in other states say they are...