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NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union is facing federal corruption charges along with a hedge-fund founder. The FBI in New York says Norman Seabrook and Murray Huberfeld of Platinum Partners, L.P. were arrested early Wednesday. A 17-page...
LOUISVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The South Carolina Air National Guard says two F-16 fighter jet pilots ejected safely after a midair collision over eastern Georgia. A news release from the Air National Guard says the collision happened Tuesday night around 9:15 p.m. during routine night-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is out with discouraging new figures on how many students are habitually missing school — and an AP analysis finds the problem is particularly acute in Washington, D.C., where nearly a third of students in the nation's capital were absent 15 days...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a splash of history and a dose of reassurance, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Donald Trump claimed their parties' presidential nominations and are turning their political guns on each other. Clinton claimed her place in history as the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a historic first, California voters Tuesday sent two Democrats, both minority women, to a November runoff for the state's open U.S. Senate seat. The matchup between state Attorney General Kamala Harris and 10-term Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez marks the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Shelter managers in Hawaii are scrambling to figure out how to keep a roof over the heads of hundreds of homeless people. Similar cuts are being made around the country as the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development shifts its money to programs that...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Margarita Solis regularly drives to Flint distribution centers to load up on bottled water, as thousands of residents have done in the city coping with a lead-contaminated water crisis. One stop is a little farther afield but feels like home: She goes to Our...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Maria Korcsmaros was swimming just off the Southern California coast to get ready for her summer triathlon when something big gripped her side and then let go. She knew immediately she had been bit. The normally choppy water around her grew still and...
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified an Ohio man who drowned while diving for golf balls in a pond at a country club. Authorities say 63-year-old Charles Hill was diving in full scuba gear on Tuesday at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course near the village of Waverly, in...