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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Confederate flag that flies at the South Carolina Capitol could soon be making its last stand. The South Carolina House will begin debating the flag's fate Wednesday. If House members back a Senate bill to take the flag down, Gov. Nikki Haley could sign...
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of New Yorkers accused of low-level or non-violent crimes won't face the prospect of raising cash for bail under a plan that seeks to keep such suspects out of the troubled Rikers Island jail complex. The $18 million city plan, detailed to The...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city of San Francisco has come under fire after it released Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, a Mexican immigrant in the country illegally, despite a request by federal immigration authorities to keep him in custody so they could deport him for a sixth time...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Republican and Democratic lawmakers calling it outdated and unworkable, Congress is set to try again to overhaul the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law. The Senate continues debate Wednesday on a bipartisan measure that rewrites the 2002 law,...
BOSTON (AP) — In her computer-generated image, she is the picture of innocence: a 4-year-old girl with long brown hair, chubby cheeks and expressive brown eyes. The image has attracted a staggering 45 million views on Facebook as investigators try to identity the child whose...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter said Tuesday. The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter said Tuesday. The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on...
NEW YORK (AP) — The confetti will be flying when the city holds a parade for the U.S. women's soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory. Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Tuesday that the parade has been scheduled for Friday at 11 a.m. in lower Manhattan,...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Controversy continues to surround presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments painting Mexican immigrants as criminals, but the women taking part in the upcoming Miss USA pageant Trump co-owns say the show must go on. Several Hispanic candidates and...