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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. Those who are bullied are more likely to be girls than boys and more likely to be white than minority students. The Education Department announced survey results Friday that found 22 percent of students age...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He was 89. His attorney, Brent Bryson, told The...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says. Attorney Brent Bryson tells The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. The one-time farmhand brought new fans to the...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who fled to avoid the circumcision of her son was arrested Thursday for contempt of court, her attorney said. Heather Hironimus went missing with her 4-year-old child nearly three months ago, going into hiding as her long court battle...
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Residents in Guam are bracing for potentially damaging winds and flooding as Typhoon Dolphin approaches the U.S. territory Friday. Senior meteorologist Mike Middlebrooke of the National Weather Service said the typhoon's center is about 200 miles east of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The case of the vanishing inmate at the Los Angeles County jail nearly went all the way to the top. The former second-in-command of the nation's largest sheriff's department and a high-ranking official who was supposed to investigate crimes by deputies...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A prosecutor said Thursday that he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 17-year-old, saying the fleeing teen was holding a loaded handgun and that the officer feared for his life and a fellow officer's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn't living up to the high hopes it began the year with. Consumers have been uncharacteristically frugal, even as the country added jobs and a sharp drop in gas prices over the past year left them more money to...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown took a restrained approach in proposing a record $115.3 billion budget Thursday that sends more money to schools and offered what he called a reasonable commitment for a new tax credit to the working poor. His proposal left fellow...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store were not armed with...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano said NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano said NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar...
GALENA, Ill. (AP) — The Jo Davies County Sheriff's Department says four people were killed and another injured...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An expedited shipment of 2,000 lightweight shoulder-fired weapons intended to help the Iraqi...