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NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before Puff Daddy hit the stage for an all-star concert featuring his Bad Boy family, Jay Z and Mary J. Blige, he could not contain his excitement. He kissed Lil Kim on the cheek and embraced her warmly. He jumped up and down as he described their upcoming...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Wichita in 1991 for the Summer of Mercy, sparking tumultuous mass protests that led to nearly 2,700 arrests outside local clinics and crowning the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue as the symbol of the...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings. The school is promoting them on its website for Monday's commencement, complete with a link to a map showing where...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening, zeroing in on the city of Joplin. Will Norton was among 400 graduates of Joplin High School emerging from their commencement ceremony. Liz Easton was...
NEW YORK (AP) — The budding entrepreneurs wore glasses made of wooden tongue depressors to pitch their idea for glasses with a chip that lets you find them from your phone. "And they'll have windshield wipers, so when they're dirty or get water on them, you can wipe it up," said...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland managed to avoid the kind of violent confrontations between police and protesters seen in Missouri and Baltimore after police killed black residents, but will it be able to keep the peace when officers and activists flood downtown for the Republican...
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery. Yet the 52-year-old from the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, can't commit to voting for her party's presumptive presidential nominee. "I'm...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is leaving on a weeklong, 16,000-mile trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation. He'll spend three days in Vietnam, with stops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive space shuttle external propellant tank is squeezing through the streets of Los Angeles to join a display of the retired orbiter Endeavour at the California Science Center. The big move began at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and is expected to take 13 to 18...