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CHICAGO (AP) — Unions representing Chicago police officers are fighting for the destruction of tens of thousands of documents from disciplinary files dating back several decades, just as activists and community leaders are demanding more access and transparency from a department...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For decades, reporters in Virginia have been allowed to sit on the Senate floor so they could fully see the arm-twisting and other interactions between lawmakers. That suddenly changed this week: Media arrived to find their work tables removed, with security...
NEW YORK (AP) — Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said Friday the U.S. Episcopal Church will not roll back its acceptance of gay marriage despite sanctions imposed this week by Anglican leaders. In a phone interview from England, where he attended the gathering of top Anglican...
HOUSTON (AP) — A veteran attorney in Ted Cruz's hometown of Houston has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Canadian-born senator's eligibility to be president. In a 28-page complaint Thursday, Newton Schwartz asked the Supreme Court to decide if Cruz's birth to an American...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A team of researchers using historical documents and 21st-century archaeological techniques has confirmed the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the Salem witch trials more than three centuries ago. The site, known as Proctor's Ledge, is a...
U.S. airlines are doing better at staying on schedule than a year ago, but more passengers are filing complaints against the carriers. Hawaiian Airlines and Delta Air Lines topped the on-time rankings for November, which were released Friday by the U.S. Department of...
CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush believes he's got the best prescription for American foreign policy, from his strategies for deterring North Korea's nuclear ambitions, to destroying the Islamic State. However, unlike his rivals in the crowded 2016 Republican race for the White...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a city built on luring tourists with cheap thrills and free cocktails, a big part of the Las Vegas Strip will soon slash away its most basic freebie: parking. MGM Resorts International will announce Friday that it will become the first major casino company to...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With two weeks to go until Iowans head to the polls in the first vote of the 2016 primary season, Republican front-runner Donald Trump ramped up his attacks against rival Ted Cruz on Friday, while Jeb Bush scored a key endorsement for his White...