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More than 875 Native American youths from across the nation are gathering Thursday in Washington, D.C., for a first-of-its-kind summit called by the White House. The teens, who represent 230 tribes, will meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and cabinet members to discuss a range...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When technology breaks down now, people's lives go haywire, too. Wednesday's confounding confluence of computer outages at United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and The Wall Street Journal delivered a jolting reminder about our deepening dependence on...
DETROIT (AP) — Residents and activists fanned out at a busy intersection on Detroit's east side, blocks from where a suburban high school girl was gunned down in a car. Chris Samuel was among those distributing posters about the December killing. He didn't know Paige Stalker,...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For nearly a century, an urn containing the ashes of a Civil War-era Medal of Honor recipient remained in an unmarked grave with other unclaimed remains at a San Diego cemetery. Thanks to efforts to locate all those awarded the nation's highest military award,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, charged with killing 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle at a San Francisco waterfront pier, has been cycling in and out of the United States for more than two decades. Federal authorities say Sanchez, who is in the country illegally,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, charged with killing 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle at a San Francisco waterfront pier, has been cycling in and out of the United States for more than two decades. Federal authorities say Sanchez, who is in the country illegally,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the firing of Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts (all times Eastern): ___ 7:45 p.m. Hours after he was fired as Baltimore's police commissioner, Anthony Batts sent a short statement to the Baltimore Sun. "I've been honored to serve the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Catholic Church, often out of step with California's liberal Legislature, notched a prominent win at the statehouse this week after aligning with advocates for the disabled and medical groups to defeat a proposal to allow terminally ill patients to legally...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has painted many of his accusers as star-struck gold-diggers — aspiring models and actresses trying to shake him down to get ahead in Hollywood. Yet the first woman known to have told police she was drugged and violated by the comedian was a...