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WASHINGTON (AP) — Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman was arrested Friday on charges she tried to join and martyr herself for the Islamic State group, a day after two women in New York were charged with plotting to wage jihad by building a bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack...
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel campaigned across Chicago one day this week, moving from a lunch for roughly 1,400 African-American women to a rally with Latino voters. With a runoff election between Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia set for Tuesday, Chicago voters are being...
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — We've trudged through deep powder, braved icy slopes and weathered rain, wind and snow in an annual quest to reach a ski cabin in the wilderness of Sequoia National Park for the past 13 years. We always had skis on our feet — until this year...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fire erupted Friday morning at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shutting down production at the sprawling manufacturing center that employs thousands. The fire broke out in a non-production building, creating huge columns of...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail health workers say their medical ethics are often compromised by the demands of treating patients who are also prisoners, such as when they witness guards' use of force or are asked to approve stints in solitary confinement, according to a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stubborn drought gripping California is dragging into a fourth year, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown this week to call for mandatory cutbacks in water use across the state. The drastic action marked the first time in California's history that involuntary water...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky, made more than 100 water rescues early Friday as area storms flooded roads and prompted at least one evacuation. Louisville MetroSafe spokeswoman Jody Duncan says 116 water rescues had been made since 1 a.m. Friday...
HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — After living for nearly a year in a sturdy yet rudimentary shelter he built for himself in the woods, you would think Dylan Miller would be looking forward to springtime. Truth is, the soon-to-be college graduate, who has spent the last 10 months of his...