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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sports teams will no longer be known as the "Redmen" at a southern Utah high school, becoming the latest to get rid of a Native American name deemed offensive despite opposition from some residents and a national American Indian group. The Iron County...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and fire in San Francisco (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The San Francisco Fire Department says five workers have been found safe after a gas explosion and fire and that no injuries have been reported. Three-story flames in a...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 17-year police veteran was shot and killed as he served a warrant on Milwaukee's south side Wednesday, becoming the city's third officer killed in the line of duty in eight months, officials said. Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief Michael Brunson said at a news...
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A professional photographer drugged and sexually assaulted young models or aspiring models he worked with in Oregon and California, federal and state authorities said Wednesday. Robert Arnold Koester, 52, is accused of bringing young women and girls to a...
Nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, many federal workers are still reeling financially and waiting to be made whole by government agencies that have struggled with payroll glitches and delays in ensuring everyone gets paid. Thousand...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Virginia amid admissions of blackface and accusations of sexual assault (all times local): 4 p.m. Virginia's attorney general will no longer be a top leader of a national association after admitting he wore blackface at...
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches. Watching from the sidelines,...
United, Delta and American Airlines are engaged in an airlines arms race to grab the most affluent customers. Now highly profitable after losing billions in the 2000s, they are plowing money into new planes, fancy seats with more legroom, airport lounges and other perks, many of...
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Officials in a small Arizona border city are decrying the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through downtown. The city council in Nogales, which sits on the border with Nogales, Mexico, is set to consider a...