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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse. The civil rights group approved the measure Saturday at its national convention...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A man in Alabama collapsed and died after officers sprayed him with pepper spray while arresting him after a chase, Tuscaloosa police said Saturday. Anthony Dewayne Ware, 35, was pronounced dead on Friday at a Tuscaloosa hospital, according to police...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse. The civil rights group approved the measure Saturday at its national convention...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Business developer and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump says his comments about immigration have become a movement and has pointed to violence perpetrated by immigrants in the U.S. illegally to defend his stance. Trump is speaking on Saturday to a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ross Mirkarimi was a rising San Francisco politician when he was elected sheriff — and then the trouble started. Since his election in 2012 to manage the city's jails, the Democrat who served successfully for eight years on the Board of Supervisors has...
EAST DUNDEE, Ill. (AP) — The owner of a suburban Chicago pub that has held an annual Turkey Testicle Festival for 32 years isn't testy at all that a nearby community plans to host its own celebration of the unusual dish this November. J.R. Westberg, who owns the Parkside Pub in...
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will still face state charges in the death of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer even though he is already on death row inside a federal prison, a prosecutor said. Middlesex County District...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Amid the removal of Confederate flags from public property and displays across the South, some in Utah say now is the time for Dixie State University to re-open the discussion about changing its name. Dixie State psychology professor Dannelle Larsen-Rife...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets has reached a milestone in Alabama. Dead Poets Society of America founder Walter Skold said his visit Friday to the grave of Sun Ra in Birmingham marked his 500th site. Sun Ra was...