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NEW YORK (AP) — A once-prominent New York civil rights lawyer convicted of helping a terrorist client communicate with his followers is still battling the cancer that earned her compassionate release from prison over two years ago — and she is still as radical as ever, even...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people across racial and ethnic lines are more likely to say they trust Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump to handle instances of police violence against African-Americans. But young whites are more likely to say they trust Trump to handle violence...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Finely shaved ice. Sugary syrup that tastes like pralines or strawberries or pina coladas. Perhaps a trickle of condensed milk and some whipped cream. The making of a classic New Orleans "sno-ball," it would seem, is a simple matter — that is, until lawyers...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — College applications and high school graduation are the biggest worries for most 17-year-olds. For Gavin Grimm, it's waiting for the nation's highest court to decide whether he can use the boys restroom. Grimm, who was born female but identifies as male,...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Nearly three decades ago, huge wildfires burned about a third of Yellowstone National Park. The park has seen wildfires every year since, but the forests of new trees that grew in the scars of those 1988 fires have helped curb their size and intensity —...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The shape of Bill Cosby's felony sexual assault trial could become clearer at a hearing Tuesday when his lawyers fight to keep out key evidence, including nearly 1,000 pages of damaging testimony he gave in the accuser's lawsuit. Cosby, 79, is charged with...
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-prominent New York civil rights lawyer convicted of helping a terrorist client communicate with his followers is still battling the cancer that earned her compassionate release from prison over two years ago — and she is still as radical as ever, even...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — No law enforcement statistics even come close to backing up Republican Gov. Paul LePage's assertion that blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of heroin-trafficking arrests in Maine. LePage, who previously told the Portland NAACP chapter to "...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were shot to death Monday at a carnival celebrating Caribbean culture in the hours before the city's annual West Indian Day Parade. The bloodshed came amid unprecedented precautions taken by police to ensure safety at an event routinely marred by...