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KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Fifty years after Jonathan Daniels was shot dead by an ardent segregationist in Alabama, the people who stood with him then lament today's killings of blacks by police and the racially motivated slaying of nine black worshippers as stark reminders of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign casts her decision to turn over her personal email server to the Justice Department as cooperating with investigators. Her Republican critics suggest that the move and new revelations about classified information...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses, federal authorities said. Up to 23 traffic accidents could be related to the fraud, officials said,...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As students return to their classrooms this year, some may find fewer teachers waiting to greet them. Many schools — particularly in places with growing populations and difficult working conditions — are having an especially tough time getting enough...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pope Francis isn't scheduled to touch down in the U.S. until September, but he's already popped up at a Philadelphia Phillies game and at the Battleship New Jersey. Cardboard cutouts of the pontiff have been appearing all over the Philadelphia region,...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is having a really bad summer. He has been unable to shake a media-driven perception that the Big Apple's crime-and-homelessness-filled days are returning. One tabloid has adopted the standing headline "Rotting Apple" and...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller audience in North Carolina. Reporters had...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates who knew the two convicted killers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York reported beatings by guards trying to determine where the pair went, according to a legal services group. Prisoners' Legal Services of New York has...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police have released surveillance video footage they say shows the 18-year-old black suspect who was critically wounded after being shot by police in Ferguson minutes before he fired a gun at plainclothes officers. Tyrone Harris Jr. was shot...