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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah's journey to racing history a year ago spurred Richie Columbus to make his first trip to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Until Pharoah, horse racing typically drew his attention just once a year, when Columbus watched...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media attention to gun violence tends to be doled out in predictable, limited ways: when a mass shooting happens, when the anniversary of such a tragedy is marked or when the use of deadly force by law enforcement or citizens is questioned. But the headline-...
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised. The image has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. Spokesman Lt...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama politics are at a low point even by Alabama standards: In a state that trails the nation in many areas, three top elected officials are embroiled in scandal or facing removal from office while a former governor serves time in federal prison on a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The stately dining room at this once-bustling old-age home has been emptied, its floors ripped up. The tiny general store's shelves are barren, and the exercise room has gone silent. No one is leafing through the books of the library or digging into a treat in...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Ivy League professor says his flight was delayed because a fellow passenger thought the equations he was writing might be a sign he was a terrorist. American Airlines confirms that a woman expressed suspicions about University of Pennsylvania economics...
NEW YORK (AP) — The stately dining room at this once-bustling old-age home has been emptied, its floors ripped up. The tiny general store's shelves are barren, and the exercise room has gone silent. No one is leafing through the books of the library or digging into a treat in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's family members say they are planning an official memorial service to say goodbye to the late music superstar. Prince's six surviving siblings said in a statement Friday that, contrary to reports, no public memorial, funeral or tribute service has been...
DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Sawyers is a sophomore at Detroit's pre-eminent public high school, Cass Tech, where textbooks aren't allowed out of his classrooms — even to take home to study. That, his mother Tomi Sawyers says, is a sign of how dire financial troubles are in the...