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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking on a free speech case over a proposed license plate in Texas that would feature the Confederate battle flag. The case involves the government's ability to choose among the political messages it allows drivers to display on state-...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rolling Stone is casting doubt on the account it published of a young woman who says she was gang-raped at a fraternity party at the University of Virginia, saying there now appear to be discrepancies in the student's account. A statement posted to the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report counts hundreds of times U.S. doctors and hospitals raised false alarms about possible Ebola cases, finding that fewer than one in five warranted even additional investigation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report —...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was deliberately run down and killed by a man driving an SUV outside a Somali community center in Kansas City, Missouri, and a spokeswoman said Friday that the FBI was investigating whether the crash was a hate crime. The 15-...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the death of a Kansas City teenager who died when he was intentionally struck by an SUV outside a Somali community center as a potential hate crime. Police say the driver rammed the teenager Thursday as he was getting into a car...
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether it's geography, demography, politics or a certain chip-on-the shoulder attitude, there are multiple degrees of separation between Staten Island and the rest of New York City. The differences fuel both resentment and pride on the island, and they're now in...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Six countries produce nearly 60 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. China and the United States combine for more than two-fifths. The planet's future will be shaped by what these top carbon polluters do about the heat-trapping gases blamed for global...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars. The unmanned orbital journey began with a sunrise liftoff witnessed by thousands of NASA...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police body cameras have become a rallying cry in the wake of racially charged decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, but experts caution that increased use of the devices may raise more questions than answers. Often what is filmed...