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WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for an old-fashioned, marathon sit-in over gun legislation. Lafayette goes back with Lewis to the student sit-in protests in Nashville,...
NEW YORK (AP) — After learning the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration plan that would protect her from being deported, Marta Gualotuna could barely speak through her tears. "This decision is very, very painful for me," Gualotuna, 57, said in Spanish through a translator...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, has died. He was 89. Stanley died Thursday at his home in Sandy Ridge, Virginia, because of difficulties...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors were awaiting the results of a state agency's investigation before deciding whether to file charges in the case of an Oklahoma inmate who was restrained by jail staff and died of strangulation. An autopsy determined Darius Robinson, 41, died from...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually not in the image, the Marine Corps announced Thursday after conducting an investigation prompted by the claims of two...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have advised officers to be on the lookout for Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor after receiving a report she threatened to jump from a bridge. Police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeney said Thursday there isn't an active police search for O'...
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The first trial began Thursday in what New York authorities say was a 14-hour group attack during a church counseling session that killed a young man and injured his brother. In his opening statement, Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara detailed 33-...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge has acquitted a Baltimore police officer in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose neck was broken in police custody and whose case fueled outrage among activists of the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are the outcomes of some other...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A former suburban Dallas police officer who resigned after video showed him forcing a bikini-clad black 15-year-old girl to the ground will not be charged in the matter, police said Thursday. A Collin County grand jury decided not to indict former McKinney...