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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration released long-awaited racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agents on Monday. The new rules broaden an existing decade-old ban on profiling, but contain significant exceptions that trouble some advocacy groups for...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92. Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday. The school districts encompassing New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal report says you can't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought. A report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weather oscillation — were the...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92. Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters carrying signs bearing names of black Americans killed by police have marched outside the U.S. Capitol to demand a human rights investigation. About two dozen protesters were met by a line of police who stopped them from advancing toward the building...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews battled two large fires in Los Angeles early Monday, including a massive one downtown that closed portions of two major freeways and blanketed the area in ash and heavy smoke. More than 250 firefighters fought the downtown blaze that was sparked at a...
DENVER (AP) — Faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans are in federal court Monday to challenge a birth-control compromise they say still compels them to violate their religious beliefs. The plaintiffs include a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews battled two large fires in Los Angeles early Monday, including a massive one downtown that closed portions of two major freeways and blanketed the area in ash and heavy smoke. More than 250 firefighters fought the downtown blaze that was sparked at a...