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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release, even after judges made clear that paying their bonds would...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl is pleading for the return of her daughter as a statewide search for the girl grew to include federal authorities. Police and the FBI have been looking for Madyson Middleton, who vanished Sunday from a Northern...
CHICAGO (AP) — As she drops off her 4-year-old son at a Chicago daycare to head for a job she loves, Stacy Rutledge wonders how she'll keep doing it once she loses her state-subsidized child care. A few miles away, 80-year-old Helen King worries what she'll do if another heat...
NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
NEW YORK (AP) — One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. Federal and state fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the cold...
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger have asked an appeals court to overturn his racketeering conviction, saying his trial was unfair. One of Bulger's lawyers argued Monday before the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that Bulger's right to a fair...
URBANA, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man was charged Monday with stabbing a man to death and seriously wounding the man's wife during a service at a Maryland church and retreat center on Sunday night. Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, Virginia, was charged with first- and second-degree...
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Ethiopia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Barack Obama is warning the world can't wait long to address the deteriorating situation in South Sudan. Obama is addressing South Sudan's civil war...