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DETROIT (AP) — A dozen Detroit principals and an administrator are accused of finding a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000 — ordering chairs, writing paper and other supplies that in most cases were never delivered, even as investigators doggedly battled...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California's Davis campus was put on indefinite leave Wednesday amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image online, following the widely criticized pepper...
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will ask a judge to sentence the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger to three more years in prison for refusing to testify about whether anyone else helped Bulger after he fled the city. Catherine Greig already is serving an 8-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio have been subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation, his administration said. City Hall received subpoenas from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan and from the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two closely watched energy deals in Ohio allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers cannot take effect until federal regulators approve them. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Wednesday that the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited. The...
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — An Apple employee that the company described as "young and talented" was found dead in a conference room inside the company's headquarters in Cupertino on Wednesday, authorities said. Sgt. Andrea Urena of the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said the...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials say they have reached a milestone in controlling the state's dengue fever outbreak now that 30 days have passed since the last known infected person was contagious. "As we celebrate this milestone today, I think it's critical that everyone...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz's former campaign co-chairman in Virginia has traveled to Syria and promised support for the government of President Bashar Assad, who U.S. officials have repeatedly said has lost the legitimacy to rule the war-torn country. Virginia state Sen...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Grim Sleeper trial (all times local): 4:53 p.m. A lawyer defending the man...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have charged former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield with the...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have charged former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield with the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Met Gala grande dame Anna Wintour was the first to arrive on the red carpet Monday, in a fringed,...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri lawmakers want to protect lodging websites such as Airbnb from local...
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test...