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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of America's largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors. The University of Hartford plans to hire an auction...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis...
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge fire that sent plumes of smoke billowing into the skyline heavily damaged a historic church in New York City on Sunday. Authorities reported one minor injury in the blaze that started just before 7 p.m. at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City. Authorities say no serious injuries have been reported in the blaze that broke out early Sunday evening at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in Manhattan. Parts of the roof...
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events: FRANCE Fearing France's worker protections are under threat, hundreds of angry youths on the sidelines of a May Day labor rally hurled stones and...
Fire forecasters say Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest will face an increased threat of wildfires this summer. The National Interagency Fire Center released its outlook for the spring and summer on Sunday. It says most of the country will face normal or below-normal wildfire...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of charges in the Phoenix freeway shooting case (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Seven months after an arrest, the case against a suspect in a series of freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix residents has fallen apart, leading to the...