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DETROIT (AP) — A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emissions cheating scandal and has agreed to cooperate in the widening criminal investigation. James Robert Liang, 62, of Newberry Park, California, entered the plea Friday in U.S...
NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Awaiting Friday's critical federal ruling on the Dakota Access pipeline, more than 1,000 people — including families with children — gathered at the site of a long-running protest in North Dakota. U.S. District Judge James...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the government's fight against the Zika virus says that "we are now essentially out of money" and warns that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months. Friday's warning from Centers for Disease Control...
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...