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NEW YORK (AP) — Giving Tuesday, a 5-year-old phenomenon aimed at encouraging online charitable giving, produced record-shattering donations this week, according to two organizations which tracked the flow of gifts. The 92nd Street Y in New York City, credited for launching the...
PHOENIX (AP) — The weekend death of a Guatemalan woman who became ill at a detention center in Arizona with the most in-custody immigrant deaths in the U.S. is another example of inadequate care and poor practices at the privately run site, advocates for immigrants said this...
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent has predicted the number of park visitors will keep growing after two straight years of record attendance but said park personnel are prepared for the challenge. "We have seen a steady growth and over the long term it...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has announced a final rule prohibiting smoking in public housing developments nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development says more than 228,000 public housing units are already smoke-free. The rule HUD announced...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The FBI says a Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University may have been inspired by the Islamic State group along with a...
DETROIT (AP) — The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers. The decision means that automakers, at least for now, will still have to meet strict fuel economy requirements and...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dalia Dippolito offered an undercover police officer $7,000 to kill her then-husband, a proposal seen by millions thanks to the television show "Cops," YouTube and other internet sites. Dippolito says she was just acting, that she didn't really want...
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood and its allies filed lawsuits Wednesday in North Carolina, Missouri and Alaska challenging laws that they view as unconstitutional restrictions on abortion. The restrictions being challenged in Missouri are similar to those that the Supreme...
DETROIT (AP) — The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said that based on the agency's technical analysis,...