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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25. In contrast to census data on how many people...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The ACLU and Public Justice Center are asking a federal judge to reopen a lawsuit against the state of Maryland, saying there are squalid conditions at a troubled Baltimore jail. Attorneys filed a motion Tuesday, saying the conditions endanger the health and...
11 a.m. A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been sentenced to six years in prison for impeding the investigation into the 2013 attacks. Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) apologized to the bombing victims and their...
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been sentenced to six years in prison for impeding the investigation into the 2013 attacks. Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv) apologized to the bombing victims and...
BOSTON (AP) — A man under surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed outside a pharmacy Tuesday after he lunged with a knife at a city police officer and an FBI agent, police Commissioner William Evans said. The man refused orders by the members of the Joint...
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York City subway cops have seen copper thefts before, but last week's heist on a stretch of open-air tracks was particularly brazen: 500 feet of inch-thick cable stripped from the rails in the middle of the night. The theft that shut down parts of...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Twelve years ago, Ian Wright and some fellow engineers launched Tesla Motors, a Silicon Valley company that has helped jumpstart the market for electric cars. Now, the Tesla co-founder wants to electrify noisy, gas-guzzling trucks that deliver packages,...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nonprofit organization behind the SAT college entrance exam has teamed up with a Silicon Valley pioneer in online education to make test preparation materials available for free starting Tuesday, a move aimed at making the college admissions race less...