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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama's politically fraught trade quest in Washington trailed him across the Atlantic Sunday, as he met with world leaders anxiously watching a debate on Capitol Hill that could impact the status of economic pacts with the Asia-Pacific and...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police officers and outlaw biker gangs often stand on common ground. Both attract the young and adventurous who value order, discipline and brotherhood. And on weekends tens of thousands of cops routinely trade their cruisers and badges for choppers and club...
Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them — but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected, an Associated Press survey finds. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010. Explanations vary...
NEW YORK (AP) — They're accused of showing up unexpectedly, calling again and again, following their targets to work and even approaching their relatives. They aren't bill collectors or bounty hunters but a curious feature of New York's superheated housing market: "tenant...
NEW YORK (AP) — They're accused of showing up unexpectedly, calling again and again, following their targets to work and even approaching their relatives. They aren't bill collectors or bounty hunters but a curious feature of New York City's superheated housing market. They're "...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians voted last fall to reduce penalties for certain crimes, a decision that abruptly lowered jail populations and promised more money for jail alternative programs starting next year. But the state is now poised to spend $500 million for new...
10:15 a.m. EDT The brother of a man killed by one of two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison says the prison break has turned his world "upside-down all over again." Steven Tarsia tells The Associated Press he couldn't believe it when he found out David Sweat...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and researchers believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region's climate has changed over thousands of years. A park...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After tens of thousands of migrant families, most from Central America, crossed the Rio Grande into Texas last summer, the government poured millions of dollars into two large detention centers meant to hold women and children — and keep more from coming. But...