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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The rapidly rising demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has created a robust new market for refugees who fled violence in their home countries and found peace in farming small plots of land in several U.S. cities. With help from a federal grant...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence. There was Sammy, 16, who could describe the times he'd dodged gunfire, once ducking behind a tree. Anderson, 17, who'd been...
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias' guilt has been determined. The only thing that remains is whether she dies for killing her ex-boyfriend. More than six years after his death, and more than a year after being convicted of murder, a second penalty phase to determine her punishment gets...
EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn't operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock. But when Dize got sick and sued his employer in 2008, claiming a boat...
DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing four team members and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said. The collision involving the North Central Texas...
DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — Four members of a Texas college softball team were killed after a tractor-trailer crossed the center median and collided with the team's van Friday night just south of Turner Falls, authorities said. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Ronnie Hampton said three...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents. The couple's daughter, Chelsea Clinton, has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Charlotte. Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of the former president and ex-secretary of state, announced the baby's birth on...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff who has fought off accusations of misconduct throughout his career was convicted Friday of abusing a driver during a bizarre traffic stop that prosecutors called a fit of road rage. Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella,...