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NEW YORK (AP) — Relatively few Italian-Americans remain in Manhattan's Little Italy, a neighborhood of old tenement buildings and narrow streets where a small museum tries to keep a fading ethnic heritage alive. One such tenant who remains might not for long: An 85-year-old...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A duffel bag containing human remains was found outside a biotechnology building in Cambridge on Saturday morning, and one person was later arrested in connection with the grisly discovery, authorities said. The duffel bag was found shortly before 8 a.m...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people calling for Indiana to add protections for gays and lesbians to the state's civil-rights laws marched through downtown Indianapolis Saturday, attracting the attention basketball fans attending the NCAA Final Four, some of whom offered the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people calling for Indiana to add protections for gays and lesbians to state civil rights laws marched through downtown Indianapolis, drawing the attention of fans attending the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament. March organizer Dominic Dorsey...
Campaigns to win broader anti-discrimination protections for gays and lesbians are getting a boost in several states from the national focus on new religious objections laws in Indiana and Arkansas. As Indiana and Arkansas reworked laws amid criticism from leading businesses...
NEW YORK (AP) — A fight in Manhattan's Little Italy neighborhood between a landlord who wants a tenant out and a tenant who doesn't want to leave isn't your run-of-the-mill New York City real estate struggle. That's because the landlord is a museum dedicated to the legacy of...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in those states and others. Facing widespread pressure, including from big...
West Coast fisheries managers will likely shut down sardine fishing this year as numbers decline, echoing a previous collapse that decimated a thriving industry and increasing worries that other species might be withheld from the commercial market. Fishermen are resigned to not...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and...