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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, days after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness early Saturday morning from Duke Chapel...
BOSTON (AP) — Conservative activists and leftist counterprotesters prepared for a confrontation on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly. Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers — some in uniform,...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday. One officer was killed and another gravely...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said on his official Twitter account that he is "Heartbroken to hear of the loss" of two police officers in in Kissimmee, in central Florida. The Kissimmee...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds (6.1 kilograms) of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring illegal drugs into the United States,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday. Farmers use chlorpyrifos (klor-PHIR-e-fos) to kill pests that attack a wide variety of crops like grapes,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski must return to California if he...
COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) — About 100 people, including two dozen law enforcement officers, gathered on Friday to remember two state troopers who were killed decades ago in one of the region's worst shootings. On Aug. 19, 1997, Leslie Lord and Scott Phillips were shot in Colebrook by...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For Diane Gartner Hillman, the new reality of being Jewish in Charlottesville sunk in when she had to leave Congregation Beth Israel through the back door. On any other Saturday, worshippers at the city's lone synagogue would have left through the front and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rod Stewart will perform a reworked version of his hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" remotely from Las...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey, the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump, will give a series of lectures at...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people are recovering from injuries after strong turbulence forced a regional airline plane...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people are recovering from injuries after strong turbulence forced a regional airline plane...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is poised to receive a new kidney — from his son. The...