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CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career began. In a news release, the Barack Obama Foundation announced early Tuesday that the University of Chicago's bid to erect the library on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as America's high school graduation rate has reached historic highs, the gains aren't consistent. Students with disabilities, low-income and minority students have failed to catch up with their peers, although some states are doing better than others in...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A year after a rampage left a trail of bodies in a Northern California community, violence has again struck near the University of California, Santa Barbara. Two men in their early 20s were shot and a third was assaulted at a home a block or two from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as America's high school graduation rate has reached historic highs, the gains aren't consistent. Students with disabilities, low-income and minority students have failed to catch up with their peers, although some states are doing better than others in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Darkness is falling on another long, depressing night in one of America's most marginal neighborhoods. For the 200 or so battered souls lining up outside the aging street-corner edifice housing the Central City Community Church of the Nazarene, however, this...
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans who don't affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call "nones" the second-largest in total numbers behind evangelicals, according to a Pew Research Center study...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been shot and a third assaulted at a home near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus. Santa Barbara County fire Capt. Dave Zaniboni says firefighters were called to the 6500-block of Sabado Tarde at about...
NEW YORK (AP) — A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a world record for artwork at auction, selling for $179.4 million on Monday, and a sculpture by Alberto Giacometti set a record for most expensive sculpture, at $141.3 million. Picasso's "Women of Algiers (...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young was taken to a hospital Monday afternoon as a precaution after a cement truck overturned on a car he was riding in, authorities said. Young, 83, was first treated at roadside by emergency crews after Monday's accident, Atlanta...