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Stepping to the pulpit at Greater Grace Church — minutes from where a suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old — the Rev. Al Sharpton wielded the fiery words that have marked his long, often notorious career. "These parents are not going to...
PHOENIX (AP) — John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93. Mark Brenner, chief of staff of the Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, said Sperling died Friday at a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to an emergency room immediately. But instead of making the short drive to a hospital near her home in Munster, Indiana, she...
Stepping to the pulpit at Greater Grace Church — minutes from where a suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old — the Rev. Al Sharpton wielded the fiery words that have marked his long, often notorious career. "These parents are not going to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people killed and four others injured within the span of an hour Sunday in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles were victims of random attacks that may have been carried out by the same gunmen, police said. Witnesses spotted two men in a tan- or gold-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people killed and four others injured within the span of an hour Sunday in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles were victims of random attacks that may have been carried out by the same gunmen, police said. Witnesses spotted two men in a tan- or gold-...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: 2:46 p.m. PDT Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is working to restore power to 30,000 customers after the earthquake,...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Winemakers in California's storied Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake. The earthquake couldn't have come at a worse time for the region, which has just started harvesting the 2014 crop. "It's...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: 12:58 p.m. PDT The earthquake sent 120 people to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, where officials set...