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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of American Indian actors walking off the set of an Adam Sandler movie has sparked a debate over why Native American stereotypes in media have endured. It also shows that more Native Americans are voicing their opinions. This week, eight actors...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty was evacuated as a precaution on Friday after a bomb threat, forcing hundreds of tourists to be herded off the island. A 911 caller made the threat late Friday morning, "stating they were going to blow up the Statue of Liberty," the National...
BOSTON (AP) — Riders enjoyed a day of free fares on the city's public transit system Friday as a token of appreciation following a winter of disastrous breakdowns, but many noted the goodwill gesture wouldn't mean much unless service improved going forward. The Massachusetts Bay...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park that's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over. The newly discovered magma chamber — located 12 to 28 miles underground — is four...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park. It's big enough to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over. The gigantic magma chamber is four times bigger and much deeper than the previously...
PHOENIX (AP) — The lawman who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" has been put in a tough spot by a federal judge who could hold him in contempt for violating his orders in a racial profiling case. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted under oath Thursday that his...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography. Christopher Wheeler showed no emotion and declined to speak. His attorney plans to...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Funeral plans are set for Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody. A wake will be held Sunday. The funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday at New Shiloh Baptist Church. The Rev. Harold Carter Jr. will preside...