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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...
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Martin Litton, a bold whitewater navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wildlands of the American West, has died at age 97. Litton had been in hospice care and died Sunday at his home in Portola Valley, said Alison Sheehey, programs...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pacific storm moved into drought-stricken California on Tuesday, bringing hopes for much-needed moisture but fears of mudflows on wildfire-scarred hillsides. Heavy rain began falling overnight in Northern California, and the southern part of the state saw...
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Martin Litton, a bold whitewater navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wildlands of the American West, has died at age 97. Litton had been in hospice care and died at his home in Portola Valley on Sunday, said Alison Sheehey,...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines stop...