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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The names of iconic hotels and other landmarks in the world-famous Yosemite National Park will soon change in an ongoing battle over who owns the intellectual property, park officials said Thursday. The luxurious Ahwahnee Hotel will become the Majestic...
Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Thursday alleging extensive criminal misconduct by the anti-abortion activists who produced undercover videos targeting the handling of fetal tissue at some Planned Parenthood clinics. "The people behind this fraud lied and broke...
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the fatal police shootings in Chicago (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Attorneys for the family of a 17-year-old black carjacking suspect shot dead by a white Chicago police officer have released surveillance video showing the January 2013 killing. A...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anglican leaders on Thursday temporarily restricted the role of the U.S. Episcopal Church in their global fellowship as a sanction over the American church's acceptance of gay marriage. Episcopalians have been barred for three years from any policy-setting...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The utility whose leaking natural gas well has driven thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes appears to have publicly understated the number of times airborne levels of benzene have spiked over the past three months. Benzene is a chemical in...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday. The New Mexico Environment Department said it...
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A man arrested near a maximum-security state prison with an aerial drone and packages of illegal drugs, tobacco and pornographic videos in his pickup truck told police he was part of a ring that flew contraband into the prison, a prosecutor said as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anglican leaders on Thursday temporarily restricted the role of the U.S. Episcopal Church in their global fellowship as a sanction over the American church's acceptance of gay marriage. Episcopalians have been barred for three years from any policy-setting...
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh says the messages sent to him by a group of first-graders after he missed the field goal that would've won a playoff game for the Vikings were so touching that he visited the kids at school. Walsh gave a pep talk, answered...