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WASHINGTON (AP) — Year-end holidays beckoning, House Republicans struggled Tuesday to coalesce behind a plan that avoids a government shutdown next week and simultaneously challenges President Barack Obama's decision to spare millions of immigrants from deportation. A separate...
ATLANTA (AP) — A pet Siberian lynx attacked a woman who was feeding it in an affluent Atlanta neighborhood Tuesday, landing her in the hospital with injuries to her head, police said. The owners of the animal, which can weigh up to 90 pounds, were out of town and made...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $380 million in government dollars left over from a federal discrimination settlement with American Indians is in limbo amid disagreements over how the money should be spent. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Tuesday reviewed a proposal...
DETROIT (AP) — At least five automakers are teaming up to determine what is causing a problem with air bags used in their vehicles and how many cars to recall because of it. Inflators used in certain air bags made by the Japanese supplier Takata Corp. can explode with too much...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit officials say power is gradually being restored to government buildings, schools and other facilities after a major cable failure caused parts of the city to go dark. Local officials say electricity had been restored to about a third of the customers...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. So the Minneapolis teacher...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he always wore in "The Wonder Years" is becoming a piece of history along with other items from the popular TV show. Fred Savage, who played Arnold, his mother and other cast members from the show donated costumes...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has suspended enforcement of a South Florida city's law that restricts the public feeding of homeless people for 30 days and ordered mediation on the issue. The ordinance is aimed at keeping people from feeding the homeless in parks and other...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Members of St. Louis' sizable Bosnian community are embracing some of the tactics Ferguson protesters used after a 32-year-old immigrant was bludgeoned to death. Hundreds of protesters rallied the past two nights in the Little Bosnia neighborhood as a response...