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  • Tuition-free online university draws immigrant students

    LOS ANGELES – Colombian-born Nathaly Ordonez had practically given up on the idea of attending college after learning her family’s visas had expired, ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe

    BERLIN – The news that one of the assailants in theáParisáattacksámay have crossed into Europe with refugees fleeing Syria is raising the fierce debat ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Tawanda Jones wages long fight for justice in Baltimore

    BALTIMOREá– Every Wednesday for more than two years, Tawanda Jones has stoodávigilá– in front of City Hall, outside the state’s attorney’s office, on ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • San Francisco tour-bus crash leaves 4 in critical condition

    SAN FRANCISCO – Four adults remain in critical condition at a San Francisco hospital on Saturday after an open-airátourábusácareened out of control, r ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Protest of Mormon LGBT policy draws hundreds

    SALT LAKE CITY – Several hundred people with roots in theáMormonáfaith gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to renounce the church’s new policies ta ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • ISIS claims Paris attacks, says France at 'top' of list

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks ináParisáthat killed 127 people and said France would remain ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Old laws collide with digital reality in teen sexting cases

    CANON CITY, Colo. – When school officials in the rural Colorado community of Canon City learned local high-schoolers were collecting naked photos of o ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • 120 dead in Paris attacks

    PARIS – A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers, soccer fans and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed at least ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Police: At least 26 dead in Paris, hostage-taking in theater

    PARIS – Two police officials say that at least 26 people have been killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, in the deadliest violence in Franc ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear first abortion case since 2007

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Donald Trump compares Ben Carson's 'pathological temper' to a child molester

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate DonaldáTrump, brushing aside any recent claims of civility, has equated Ben Carson's childhood "p ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Black administrator named Missouri system's interim head

    COLUMBIA, Mo.– One of the University of Missouri’s first black law school graduates was appointed Thursday to lead the four-campus system through a tu ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Tempest in a coffee cup: What's Starbucks flap all about?

    In the beginning, there was a paper coffee cup – bright red on top, shading to a darker cranberry below. That much seems beyond doubt.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • U.S. employers advertise more job openings in September

    WASHINGTON – Employers advertised more job openings in September but hiring was essentially unchanged.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Hillary Clinton releases plan to help coal country adapt to climate

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign announced a $30 billion plan to help coal country adapt to new climate change policies that could have ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 10:57 am
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