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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When riots erupted two years ago in Ferguson, Missouri, some of the tension in the black community was blamed on the city's use of court fines and fees that burdened many low-income people with debts they could not pay. Since then, Missouri has reduced the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is venturing into the world of "content creation" with stories it says will help balance the "cynicism" fueling media coverage of the presidential election. The coffee chain, known for chiming in on social issues, says it's aiming for the quality level...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 70-year-old man accused of robbing a bank in Kansas told investigators he would rather be imprisoned than live with his wife. Court documents say Lawrence John Ripple gave a note to a bank teller in Kansas City on Friday, demanding cash and warning he...
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is venturing into the world of "content creation" with stories it says will help balance the "cynicism" fueling media coverage of the presidential election. The coffee chain, which is known for chiming in on social issues, says it's positioned to give...
After watching more than 2,750 sunrises from above the Earth, three crew members of the International Space Station returned to the planet for a sparkling sunrise Wednesday. A record-setting American astronaut and his two Russian colleagues felt the sun beat down on them on a...
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say they will charge Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said Tuesday...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — It took an act of Congress, but World War II pilot Elaine Harmon is finally being laid to rest on Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon died last year at age 95. She was one of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), a group of women who flew...
NEW YORK (AP) — The flesh-colored, skin-tight beaded gown Marilyn Monroe wore during her breathless rendition of "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy is going on the auction block this fall. Julien's Auctions is offering the sequined stunner at a sale in Los Angeles on...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The board regulating Alaska's fledgling legal marijuana industry is expected to approve licenses this week for the state's first retail marijuana outlets. The state's Marijuana Control Board also is expected to discuss whether certain retail stores will be...