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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republicans control all of Arkansas' statewide offices, hold a majority in both chambers of the Legislature and are nearly assured of winning the state's six electoral votes in the presidential election. But this deeply red state could be on the verge of...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to let Michigan's new ban on straight-party voting take effect for the November election, rejecting state officials' request to halt lower court rulings that blocked the Republican-sponsored law. The court's...
NEW YORK (AP) — For almost a decade after her brother was killed on 9/11, Jeanmarie Hargrave avoided the World Trade Center. Being there was "too emotional, too sad." But five years ago, she tried a different way of grieving. She joined a group of about 800 people touched...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to let Michigan's new ban on straight-party voting take effect for the November election, rejecting state officials' request to halt lower court rulings that blocked the Republican-sponsored law. The court's...
NEW YORK (AP) — For almost a decade after her brother was killed on 9/11, Jeanmarie Hargrave avoided the World Trade Center. Being there was "too emotional, too sad." But five years ago, she tried a different way of grieving. She joined a group of about 800 people touched...
NOME, Alaska (AP) — The giant luxury cruise liner was anchored just off Nome, too hulking to use the Bering Sea community's docks on its inaugural visit. Instead, its more than 900 passengers piled into small transport boats and motored to shore, where they snapped photos of...
BOSTON (AP) — Health officials in Massachusetts are trying to figure out what caused dozens of birds to fall out of the sky onto a Boston street. City officials say 47 grackles were found Thursday in the city's Dorchester neighborhood. Some were found dead, while others were...
BOSTON (AP) — A public art project in Boston's Chinatown highlights the effect of development on the lively, historic downtown neighborhood. Life-size portraits of residents through the neighborhood's long history are going up in plazas and on street corners for about a week...
A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself Thursday in the police department's parking lot, officials said, in what was described as "a bad day for law enforcement." Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot himself in the chest, Hancock...