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SEATTLE (AP) — Flowers are blossoming. Bees are buzzing. The sky is blue. Sunsets have been stunning. Temperatures have crept north of 60 degrees, and joggers are going shirtless. This isn't a typical February in the Pacific Northwest. While the Northeast is buried under snow,...
DENVER (AP) — Denver's police chief told officers not to intervene, but to stand by and watch, as protesters threw red paint on a memorial for fallen officers during a weekend march against police brutality. The stand-down order upset some officers, who said it sends a message...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A rabbi who prosecutors say employed a kidnap team to force unwilling Jewish husbands to divorce their wives is set to stand trial. Openings arguments are expected Wednesday in Rabbi Mendel Epstein's trial on charges of conspiracy to commit kidnapping and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York philanthropists are donating a major collection of more than 300 ancient Greco-Roman and Near-Eastern glass vessels to The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The gift from Robert and Renee Belfer was announced by the museum Wednesday. It comes as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A soft-spoken beagle really raised a ruckus. Wagging her tail a mile a minute, Miss P became America's top dog Tuesday night by winning best in show in a big surprise at the Westminster Kennel Club. At 4, Miss P is a grand-niece of Uno — in 2008, the immensely...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas mother of four killed in a road rage shooting last week got in her car with her adult son and his gun and drove around their neighborhood looking for the assailant who ended up shooting her in a residential cul-de-sac, police said Tuesday. In a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrants expressed disappointment Tuesday after a federal judge put a hold on President Barack Obama's plan to protect more than 4 million people living illegally in the U.S. from deportation. But many said they haven't lost hope. A look at immigrant views...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The mother of the former Marine accused of killing "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man has testified that she didn't know after asking Kyle to help her troubled son that they'd be going to a shooting range. Jodi Routh, defendant Eddie...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday. Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...