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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it has "no plans for forcible removal" of protesters who have been camping in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Corps says in a statement Sunday that it "is seeking a peaceful and orderly...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest state bar association is overhauling ethics rules for attorneys for the first time in 30 years, and some lawyers are unhappy about a proposal that would open them up to discipline for having sex with clients. California currently bars...
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. That was three years ago. Now, as an early Donald Trump supporter who has his ear, Brewer hopes...
ATLANTA (AP) — Beaver dams have been demolished, burbling fountains silenced, and the drinking water in one southern town has taken on the light brownish color of sweet tea. Though water shortages have yet to drastically change most people's lifestyles, southerners are beginning...
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court's current guidance. Lawyers...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic boot. The Maine-based outdoors retailer has leased a larger, 110,000-square-foot building and plans to install a third injection-molding machine to manufacture the rubber soles...
NEW YORK (AP) — Someone renamed Donald Trump's midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn't very flattering. Instead of Trump Tower, it was briefly renamed "Dump Tower." WPIX-TV reports that users of the mapping service began noticing the new name for the...
MIAMI (AP) — Wearing his "Bay of Pigs Veteran" shirt, 80-year-old Rafael Torre stood amid hundreds of Cuban-Americans celebrating the death of Fidel Castro and marveled that he remained in power for so long. Cuban exiles such as Torre tried numerous ways to dislodge Castro after...
Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion shopping online on Friday, a 21.6 percent increase from the same day last...
Photo by Michael B. Thomas Getty Images Chris Howard discusses Proposition P having to do with a tax increase for...
CHICAGO (AP) — A judicial board says a Chicago-area judge who let a law clerk wear robes and preside over traffic...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the...
Photo by John Moore Getty Images Jason talks about the Mayor's race, the soccer stadium, the Missouri Supreme...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late...