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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A runaway slave who joined the Union Army during the Civil War and lost a leg after being wounded in battle finally received recognition Sunday, nearly 100 years after he died in Nevada. Nevada historians say they decided to hold a military funeral for Pvt...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma ( http://is.gd/T5zorA ) used the Freedom of Information Act to...
WACO, Texas (AP) — Several hundred bikers protested Sunday outside a courthouse in Waco over the continued jailing of more than 100 bikers, friends and family members three weeks after a deadly shootout at a restaurant. Bikers proclaimed their constitutional rights and held...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer public college presidents hit the $1 million mark in earnings in 2014 compared with the previous year, according to a new survey. The Chronicle of Higher Education study found that two college presidents at public universities received more than $1...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma ( http://is.gd/T5zorA ) used the Freedom of Information Act to...
The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma ( http://is.gd/T5zorA ) obtained an eight-page letter Staff Sgt. Robert Bales wrote...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is endorsing Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. Malloy told WFSB-TV's "Face the State" on Sunday that Clinton has the best experience to lead the country. He also said in a statement released by the state Democratic Party that Clinton "is the...
A former business associate of Dennis Hastert says the ex-House speaker looked for ways to increase his income around the time he is accused of paying someone to stay quiet about decades-old misconduct. J. David John tells The New York Times that he asked a financial adviser in...
ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama's politically fraught trade quest in Washington trailed him across the Atlantic Sunday, as he met with world leaders anxiously watching a debate on Capitol Hill that could impact the status of economic pacts with the Asia-Pacific and...