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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities. That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. The number...
NEW YORK (AP) — It was bad enough that Ana Charle was killed after leaving her job for the day as director at a homeless shelter for men. But how it happened shocked even seasoned investigators. They say her killer was an ex-con and former shelter resident who forced her to...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts' lives. Buster, the dummy, is already strapped in for Wednesday's nearly mile-high ride from Cape Canaveral, Florida. He'll be alone as...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Fresh croissants emerged from a popular bakery and were quickly snapped up. Farmers delivered fresh produce and lines disappeared at gasoline stations. Slowly, life edged back toward a semblance of normal in Nepal's quake-hit capital Friday as residents...
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law." State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared that Freddie Gray's death was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation. The marches on May 1 have their roots in labor...
Here's a list of the charges for the six officers who were involved in Freddie Gray's death. State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby says the officers repeatedly failed to get Gray medical treatment after his arrest and did not buckle him up inside the police transport van, contrary...
HANKSVILLE, Utah (AP) — The Mars Society chose the American Southwest for its training facility because the soil and lack of vegetation resemble the landscape of the red planet, but that's where the similarities end. Most of the simulations in Utah require participants to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rail tank cars that are used to transport most crude oil and many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of catastrophic train crash and fire under a series of new rules unveiled Friday by U.S. and Canadian...