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WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised. The image has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. Spokesman Lt...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama politics are at a low point even by Alabama standards: In a state that trails the nation in many areas, three top elected officials are embroiled in scandal or facing removal from office while a former governor serves time in federal prison on a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The stately dining room at this once-bustling old-age home has been emptied, its floors ripped up. The tiny general store's shelves are barren, and the exercise room has gone silent. No one is leafing through the books of the library or digging into a treat in...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Ivy League professor says his flight was delayed because a fellow passenger thought the equations he was writing might be a sign he was a terrorist. American Airlines confirms that a woman expressed suspicions about University of Pennsylvania economics...
NEW YORK (AP) — The stately dining room at this once-bustling old-age home has been emptied, its floors ripped up. The tiny general store's shelves are barren, and the exercise room has gone silent. No one is leafing through the books of the library or digging into a treat in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's family members say they are planning an official memorial service to say goodbye to the late music superstar. Prince's six surviving siblings said in a statement Friday that, contrary to reports, no public memorial, funeral or tribute service has been...
DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Sawyers is a sophomore at Detroit's pre-eminent public high school, Cass Tech, where textbooks aren't allowed out of his classrooms — even to take home to study. That, his mother Tomi Sawyers says, is a sign of how dire financial troubles are in the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's been nearly three years since Minnesota opened a path for lawsuits by victims of long-ago childhood sexual abuse. In that time, more than 800 people have brought abuse claims against churches, the Boy Scouts, schools and a children's theater company...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The ashes of Alan Freed, a seminal figure in the history of modern music, have found a permanent home in Cleveland, where Freed coined the term rock 'n' roll and organized what is considered the genre's first concert more than 60 years ago. A monument will be...