WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public schools beefed up security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School
NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta forward DeMarre Carroll left Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night with a left knee sprain, an injury that threatens his sta
DENVER (AP) — The shooting death of a bicyclist considered the unofficial mayor of a normally quiet Colorado town has led organizers to cancel a popular annual race, while a lack of details in the cas
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Thursday after China's economy showed new signs of weakness and Fed minutes shed little light on the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul commandeered the Senate floor Wednesday to deliver an hours-long protest against renewal of the Patriot Act, calling the post-Sept. 11 law
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleanup hitter Bryce Harper and manager Matt Williams were both ejected in the third inning Wednesday night, but the Washington Nationals came back to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 o
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CHICAGO (AP) — Improving child care needs to become a national priority, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday, and she urged Republicans in Congress to provide more federal money to help working fami
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday:
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Journalists and activists in Morocco during the heady days of the Arab Spring knew Anas Haloui, a slight, serious, wispy-bearded man in his 30s who would bombard them with emails
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Abdifatah Ahmed struggled for years to make ends meet.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Quietly — almost secretly — Zehra Duman morphed from private school student to Islamic State bride and online recruiter for the movement. Her family did not see it coming.
LEIDEN, Netherlands (AP) — The father says he did not raise his son as a Muslim — and he regrets his decision now.
BIRKIANI, Georgia (AP) — In the summer of 2012, a former Georgian Army corporal who had served prison time for illegal possession of ammunition burned his photo albums and quit his native village.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — All 275 women, girls and children rescued from Boko Haram and taken to the safety of a northeast Nigerian refugee camp have been taken into military custody amid suspicions that s
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S.-based advocacy group is warning Western authors to be vigilant of censorship of their work in China's fast-growing book publishing industry, which is sometimes done without th