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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Remains of U.S. troops who died in the Mexican-American War are being returned from Mexico for forensic study that might determine where they were from and how they died. Several sets of remains were expected Wednesday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, home...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore appeared before a judicial discipline panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he tried to block gay couples from marrying in the Deep South state. The outspoken Republican jurist could be removed from office for the...
MIAMI (AP) — In a story Sept. 27 about the search for missing Cuban migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boat left Cuba on Sept. 21. It left Sept. 20 and capsized Sept. 21. A corrected version of the story is below: Coast Guard searches for Cuban migrants...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. One of the officers tried...
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A blaze in a rugged area south of San Jose threatened hundreds of structures and destroyed at least one home as it burned aggressively, after charring more than 3 square miles of dry brush and timber. A heat wave in parts of drought-stricken California...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A court is expected to hear arguments on whether New Orleans should be able to remove four Confederate monuments. The case will be heard Wednesday by a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. The City Council voted in December...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Unanswered questions still surround the fatal police shooting of a black man by police in North Carolina despite a week of rallies and marches calling for wider investigations and more transparency by law enforcement. Authorities have said officer Brentley...
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said. One of the officers tried...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Vaux's (pronounced VOX) Swift, a tiny migratory bird species, has adapted well to urban living and now roosts in old brick chimneys along the West Coast during its annual migration from Canada to Central America and back. But the birds' numbers are...