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BOSTON (AP) — As the U.S. and Cuba mend ties, colleges in both countries are forming partnerships that once were heavily restricted. Only months after the U.S. eased travel restrictions, several colleges have struck agreements with Cuban schools to create exchange programs for...
CHICAGO (AP) — For the second time this week, a Southwest Airlines plane has aborted a takeoff at Chicago's Midway International Airport because of engine trouble. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory says the crew reported problems with one if its...
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — The head of a Latino civil rights group called on more organizations to follow NBC's example and cut business ties with Donald Trump. Alex Nogales, president of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, said Thursday that the PGA of America's decision...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. government's personnel office is rejecting bipartisan calls for her resignation following revelations that hackers stole the personal information of more than 21 million people on her watch. Katherine Archuleta, director of the federal...
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa stands as the only U.S. territory to hold out against the recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage. But as the Pacific island's attorney general reviews the decision, legal observers and gay rights advocates are...
AVON, N.C. (AP) — It's the golden hour, right before sunset, when the light is soft and pretty. The landscape looks like a postcard. Tourists stroll, kids run. No one is in the water. No one wants to be a feast for a shark. "This is a very sharky place," mused 56-year-old John...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans was set to hear arguments Friday over President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation as many as 5 million immigrants living illegally in the United States. Announced in November, the plan was harshly criticized...
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — The head of a Latino civil rights group called on more organizations to follow NBC's example and cut business ties with Donald Trump. Alex Nogales, president of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, said Thursday that the PGA of America's decision...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most aren't doing much to get ready. Nearly 1 in 10 people age 40 and...