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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from an 11-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wasn't allowed to bring her service dog to school. The justices said Tuesday they will consider whether Ehlena Fry's family can sue the school district for...
DETROIT (AP) — A small plane that had been trailing a banner over crowds gathered for a fireworks display crash-landed in a Detroit residential street, injuring the pilot and a bystander who was electrocuted by a power line that the aircraft brought down, authorities said. Early...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of U.S. citizenship law that treats men and women differently. The justices said they will hear a case about a law that applies only to children born outside the U.S. to one parent who is...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards. Backers argued the project would bring needed jobs to an impoverished part...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 "Freedom Summer" killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the relatives of the slain men say the search...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff...
GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) — Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009. A tremendous...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands Commission will consider foregoing an...