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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor. Senators in the one-house...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying on a floor and wearing deer antlers. The photograph, which is believed to have been...
HOUSTON (AP) — The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise. "It happens fairly frequently," said Sam Brody, director of Texas A&M University's Center for Beaches and Shores. "Houston is the No. 1...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The new head of the FBI's Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year's fatal police shooting of a black man in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store. Angela Byers recently became the division's special agent in charge. She told The...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals panel has refused to disqualify a court-appointed monitor after a judge found Apple colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled against Apple Inc. Thursday. The...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A 2-year-old loan program that was supposed to lend as much as $40 million to struggling homeowners and businesses in this cash-strapped resort city has given out nothing and has instead led to a federal lawsuit. Atlantic City is suing to get back $3...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' notebook provides the most comprehensive look yet into what he described as his "broken" mind. Just before the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70, Holmes mailed the notebook to a University of Colorado...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors are methodically building a case that James Holmes knew right from wrong when he planned and carried out the deadly Colorado theater shooting, hoping to convince jurors that he should be convicted and executed and not sent to a mental...
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — An iconic lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard is set to begin a multi-day trek to a new home farther inland. The $3 million effort to move the Gay Head Lighthouse, among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S., would prevent the 160-year-old...