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A Facebook official says the company has found no evidence to back up allegations that Facebook contractors suppressed stories of interest to conservatives in its "Trending" section. Facebook vice president of search Tom Stocky writes in a post, "There are rigorous guidelines in...
DALLAS (AP) — Texas leaders have sued the federal government dozens of times, costing millions of dollars, for what they contend are policies that infringe on local control and states' rights. But when cities across Texas have attempted to pass laws on issues from fracking bans...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In suing the state where she was born and raised for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights struggles of the last century. And she made clear that the federal government sees its dispute with...
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as "Isis Phillips" says she's hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it. Bayan Zehlif, a 17-year-old high...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a year after a shooting death along a San Francisco pier sparked a national debate on how the city handles criminal suspects in the country illegally, officials are considering a proposal that would clarify the guidelines under which federal...
WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under the lush Koolau Mountains, Sean Anderson tends his passion fruit, kale and salad greens using only what nature provides. He creates his own compost and fertilizers, and doesn't use chemicals. But he's not certified as an organic...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's two most recent governors are feuding, but they can agree on one thing: the FBI is investigating. While peaceful transitions of power are a longstanding U.S. tradition, the handoff in Kentucky from Democrat Steve Beshear to Republican Matt Bevin...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As officials in New Jersey await the winner of Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball game, a California Lottery representative said he's losing hope that his state's ticket-holder for a world-record January jackpot will ever come forward. Winners in Florida and...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Storms swept through the nation's midsection Monday, spawning numerous tornadoes. While tornadoes can form any time weather conditions are right, the area from Texas to Nebraska typically sees tornadoes between April and June. Here are some items from...