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The Latest: 46 protesters arrested while police clear camp

February 23, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):

5:40 p.m. more »»

Pew: Hispanics split on issues before Trump inauguration

February 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of Hispanic immigrants who were neither born in the United States nor have a permanent resident card said they were concerned about their place in the United... more »»

Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

February 23, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the... more »»

Man charged with killing Georgia teacher missing since 2005

February 23, 2017

The search for a teacher and former beauty queen who vanished from her south Georgia home nearly 12 years ago finally yielded some answers Thursday as authorities charged a former student with he... more »»

Plight of company towns: finding a new identity

February 23, 2017

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar In. more »»

Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

February 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison by a judge in New... more »»

Storm system that hit California moving into the Midwest

February 23, 2017

More than 50 million people are being warned to watch for high winds or even tornadoes as a storm system that pummeled California this week moves into the Midwest. more »»

The Latest: North Dakota protest camp cleared

February 23, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):

2:40 p.m. more »»

New Yale Law dean stresses standing up for rule of law

February 23, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. more »»

Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

February 23, 2017

Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered... more »»

Harrison drops out of DNC race, backs Perez

February 23, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison is exiting the race for Democratic National Committee chairman and throwing his support to Tom Perez, solidifying the former... more »»

Lawmakers renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

February 23, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. more »»

Police begin making arrests in pipeline protest camp

February 23, 2017

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Police in full riot gear began arresting Dakota Access pipeline opponents who remained in a protest camp in North Dakota on Thursday in defiance of orders to leave. more »»

 
 
 

 

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