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School district to improve bus safety after deadly crashA New Jersey school district will improve the safety of its buses after a crash last month that killed a student and a teacher
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this June 15, 2018, photo, Spenser Rapone stands beside a monument honoring soldiers of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division at Thompson Park in Watertown, N.Y. As of Monday, June 18, Rapone, who was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 10th Mountain Division after his graduation from West Point in May 2016, is out of the Army with an "other than honorable" discharge for "conduct unbecoming of an officer," including his social media activities promoting communism and disparaging top U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revoltA West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 22, 2012, file photo, a smoker snuffs out a cigarette at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to about 14 percent in 2017, according to new data released by the government Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light upSmoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes
The Associated Press12 hours ago
High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymanderingThe Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This Sunday, June 17, 2018 photo shows Norman Pearlstine, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pearlstine, who has spent 50 years in journalism helping shape some of the nation's most prominent publications including Time Inc. magazines, Bloomberg News, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal on Monday, June 18, 2018, was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP)
Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles TimesThe Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
Recording of crying children at border adds to outrageAn audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials took center stage Monday in the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents
The Associated Press14 hours ago
City where many slaves entered US to apologize for slaveryThe South Carolina city where almost half of all the slaves brought to the United States first set foot on American soil is ready to apologize for its role in the slave trade
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this photo taken June 17, 2018, people view where a Taco Bell drive-through caved in and washed away after heavy rains and flooding in Houghton, Mich. Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while officials in northern Michigan were assessing damage from flash-flooding that washed out roads, damaged businesses and created dozens of sinkholes. (David Archambeau/The Daily Mining Gazette via AP)
Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper MidwestFlash flooding in the Upper Midwest is being blamed for at least one death and widespread damage
The Associated Press15 hours ago
California lawmakers push diversity through film tax creditCalifornia lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Police officers investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at a Walmart store in Tumwater, Wash., Sunday, June 17, 2018. A gunman wounded a few people before being fatally shot by a bystander at the store in Washington state's city Sunday evening. (KOMO News via AP)
Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lotTim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state
The Associated Press16 hours ago
File - In this Oct. 18, 2018, file photo, former Mexican President Mexico Vicente Fox speaks at the CATO Institute in Washington. Former Mexican President Vincente Fox calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, and he foresees a day when the marketplace will deliver an array of benefits from sharply reduced cartel violence in his home country to new jobs and medicines. He's taking a new post to advance his message on the board of High Times, one of the longstanding brands in cannabis media. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times boardFormer Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda
The Associated Press17 hours ago
CORRECTS NAME TO VALENCIA ROBINSON, NOT HOLMES - Valencia Robinson, with the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign, calls to other protesters to burn a Confederate battle flag as well as the Mississippi state flag at the front gates of the Governor's Mansion, in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it symbolizes racismA group of about 30 demonstrators say they're burning a Mississippi state flag because it symbolizes the racism at the heart of Mississippi's problems
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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