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Border impasse ends as US lets 6 Hondurans apply for asylum

December 19, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The asylum claims of six Hondurans were accepted for processing Tuesday, ending a 17-hour standoff involving U.S. authorities, the migrants and two U.. more »»

Martha McSally to fill McCain Senate seat after losing race

December 18, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. more »»

Chicago officers likely didn't see train that killed them

December 18, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers may not have seen or heard the commuter train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming from the opposite direction, a... more »»

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

December 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business... more »»

Correction: Colorado River Water-Drought story

December 18, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the Colorado River, The Associated Press erroneously reported the river's mouth. The river empties into the Gulf of California, not the Gulf of Mexico. more »»

Correction: Homeless Count story

December 18, 2018

In a story Dec. 17 about a count of homeless people in the U.S. more »»

Trump's safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules

December 18, 2018

President Donald Trump's school safety commission on Tuesday proposed a rollback of an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left... more »»

Police: Officers save infant after dad said he drowned her

December 18, 2018

GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Two Missouri officers saved the life of a 6-month-old girl whose father walked into their police station and said he had just drowned his daughter, authorities say. more »»

El Chapo trial becomes New York's latest tourist attraction

December 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time, after a spectacular prison escape, when Joaquin Guzman was the most wanted man in the world. more »»

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

December 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to... more »»

Elon Musk to unveil underground tunnel, transport cars

December 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways. more »»

US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

December 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.. more »»

Asylum seekers stake claims on patch of US soil at border

December 18, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Several asylum seekers, joined by two members of the U.S. Congress, waited on a small patch of U.S. more »»

'Zero-tolerance' immigration policy hits snag in California

December 18, 2018

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo called the names of 14 defendants who were charged with entering the country illegally. more »»

Chicago police: 2 officers die after being struck by train

December 18, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by a train Monday as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city's far South Side. more »»

Expert: California man convicted in terror case no extremist

December 18, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California man convicted of attempting to support the Islamic State does not have the attributes of an Islamic extremist despite his discussions about making bombs and... more »»

Groups sue to block oil production in Alaska's Beaufort Sea

December 18, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Five conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to block oil production from a proposed artificial gravel island in federal Arctic waters. more »»

Huge barrier isn't trapping plastic waste in Pacific Ocean

December 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A floating device sent to corral a swirling island of trash between California and Hawaii has not swept up any plastic waste — but the young innovator behind the project said... more »»

 
 

 

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