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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran Philadelphia councilman who is likely to become the city's next mayor credited a coalition of union members, immigrants, public school parents and others for his easy victory in a crowded Democratic primary. Jim Kenney captured the nomination...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia councilman poised to become the city's next mayor credits his win to a coalition that includes union members, immigrants, gays and public school parents. Jim Kenney is likely to succeed Michael Nutter next year as mayor of the nation's...
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Four-year-old William Cole saw his father's face and reached out to touch it during a jail visit. But he could only feel a video screen. The facility in Fort Bend County, southwest of Houston, is among a growing number of jails and prison systems across...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a rite of spring: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing in grubby, noisy subway stations. Seventy showed up Tuesday at Grand Central Terminal, vying for permission to set up their underground acts for tips. They appeared before a jury...
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — An estimated 21,000 gallons of crude oil dumped into the ocean from a broken pipeline just off the central California coast before it was shut off on Tuesday, creating a spill stretching about 4 miles along the beach, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Santa...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020, a key step as wages in America have stagnated. If enacted, Los Angeles would join Seattle and San Francisco as some of...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities are considering whether criminal charges are warranted against a Montana 17-year-old who fired a bullet through his bedroom window, killing his friend in a case that an investigator called an accident. The unidentified suspect apparently had...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote on legislation that ends the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records as Congress scrambles to renew the Patriot Act before it expires on June 1. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has opposed the...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced defendant Alix...
4:20 p.m. Storms packing high winds and heavy rain spread out across western Missouri, and forecasters say more is...
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open...
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open...
PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he...
PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he...
MONTICELLO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man wanted on warrants from two states has been captured after a...