National

NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that has become a resource...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace. They charged her with felony lynching. No one...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high. The government has requested information from airlines as part of the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to unveil a comprehensive plan explaining how the nation's third-largest school district will move forward after paying a $634 million pension bill this week that district officials said it couldn't afford. City officials say...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it's now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press "shoot." The White House on Wednesday ended a long-standing ban on tourists taking photos or using social media during public tours of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line. In the two...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why. This time, the Tuesday night blaze came as storms moved through the area, casting...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage. California legislation...
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on...
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on...
LONDON (AP) — A look ahead to Monday at Wimbledon after Sunday's day off: Men's fourth-round matches: No. 1 Novak...
LONDON (AP) — A look ahead to Monday at Wimbledon after Sunday's day off: Men's fourth-round matches: No. 1 Novak...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts. In the months...