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Robert E. Lee's name removed from Dallas park

DALLAS (AP) — Robert E. Lee's name has been removed from the Dallas park where a statue of the Confederate general had been a focal point until recently. The Dallas...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:20

Army: We've followed recommendations to prevent crashes

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A spokesman says the Army post where a helicopter crashed, killing two pilots, has implemented all of the recommendations of an investigative report in order to...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:17

The Latest: Pence appeals to Donnelly for tax plan support

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Indiana (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is making a direct appeal to his home...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:15

The Latest: Right-wing commentator says Berkeley event is on

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on plans for a "Free Speech Week" at the University of California, Berkeley (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos says he...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:15

Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing the next iteration of his controversial travel ban, which could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:13

The Latest: Mexican navy says it has rescued 115 from rubble

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's major earthquake (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Mexico's navy says it has rescued 115 people alive from the rubble of buildings in...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:13

Mercedes-Benz agreeing to replace seat heaters after lawsuit

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a lawsuit settlement requiring Mercedes-Benz to replace seat heaters in up to 270,000 SUVs. Southern California-based Judge...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:09

Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets awaited word...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:08

Elderly deaths: Call for generators in Florida nursing homes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After 10 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida's nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:07

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

The federal government is telling election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached. States that told The...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:06

US government tells election officials in 21 states hackers targeted their systems in 2016 but most systems not breached

WASHINGTON (AP) — US government tells election officials in 21 states hackers targeted their systems in 2016 but most systems not breached.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:05

How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere. Real estate and utilities companies were among the biggest decliners...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:05

Video captures California officer fatally shooting man

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A man was fatally shot by a police officer Friday after a struggle outside of a California convenience store that was captured on a bystander's...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:03

The Latest: Sanders praises McCain's for using 'conscience'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 5 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders says more Republicans should take a cue from Sen. John McCain and oppose...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:02

Energy leads US stocks indexes to a mostly higher finish

A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains Friday, as strength in energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere. Some health insurers bounced...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:02

5 college football players charged in attack turn selves in

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — All five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago charged with battery of one of their teammates have turned themselves in to police...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:01

The Latest: Bahamas no longer under hurricane warning

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 5 p.m. The Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas are no longer under a hurricane...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:00

Prosecutors subpoenaing documents in failed nuke project

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The variety of documents that federal prosecutors have demanded from the two utilities involved in a failed nuclear power plant project in South Carolina could offer...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:58

Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus next season. General manager Al Avila announced the move Friday. Ausmus was 312-325 over nearly four full...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:52

New Mexico college bake sale charged prices based on race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bake sale at the University of New Mexico set up by a nonprofit group to charge students based on race and ethnicity ended after outraged...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:47

Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager after season

DETROIT (AP) — Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager after season.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:46

Broken dam and island-wide blackout stir fear in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A failing dam prompted emergency evacuations of two towns in northwestern Puerto Rico on Friday as the U.S. territory struggled with flooding, an island-wide...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:37

The Latest: Lavrov denies Russian interference in US vote

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Russia's foreign minister says relations with the United States are suffering because the Obama...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:35

The Latest: Tax relief proposed for hurricane victims

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:34

NAACP calls to move slave auction block from city's downtown

FREDRICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown. The knee-high stone block sits at a site where...
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 13:28