• Teen's life celebrated on anniversary of prom-day stabbing

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — The life of a 16-year-old girl stabbed to death at a Connecticut school a year ago was celebrated Saturday by hundreds of people with a road race, fried food and live music. Wearing shirts in Maren Sanchez's favorite color of purple, the crowd filled a baseball...

  • The Latest on the 2016 GOP field: Cruz vows to nix nuke deal

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    10:45 a.m. PDT (1:45 a.m. EDT) Sen. Ted Cruz say he'll do "everything humanly possible" to stop a nuclear deal with Iran — a stand that's drawn cheers from the Republican Jewish Coalition. Concerns about President Barack Obama's diplomatic efforts to curb Iran's nuclear program are...

  • Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 min ago

    NEW YORK — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in...

  • Rain postpones Royals-White Sox games to Sunday

    Updated: 8 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals lost two games because of rain Saturday — the completion of a suspended game and Saturday's regular game. A makeup date for Saturday's originally scheduled game has not been determined. The teams will resume their suspended...

  • Israeli police: 2 Palestinians shot dead after knife attacks

    Updated: 8 min ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police officers on Saturday shot dead two knife-wielding Palestinians in response to separate stabbing attacks against Israeli officers, police said. In the first incident, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said a 17-year-old east Jerusalem resident named Ali...

  • Love, cookies helped sisters lost in Michigan woods survive

    Updated: 9 min ago

    CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska said Saturday that they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the little food they had in their snow-crippled SUV. A day after being spotted by a police...

  • La. National Guard airmen in Bulgaria for training mission

    Updated: 9 min ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About 150 Louisiana National Guard airmen are in Bulgaria for a training mission with that country's air force. The National Guard says the 159th Fighter Wing from the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base in New Orleans is participating in a training mission with...

  • US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

    Updated: 9 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails. The Office of the...

  • Ailing Trevor Bauer of Indians scratched from start

    Updated: 22 min ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer is ill and was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. It was not immediately announced what was wrong with the right-hander. Bauer is 2-0 with a 0.95 ERA. He was replaced by left-hander T.J. House, who is...

  • Native youth kick off Generation Indigenous challenge

    Updated: 24 min ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Janay Jumping Eagle is on a mission to curb teen suicide in her hometown on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Dahkota Brown of the Wilton Band of Miwok Indians in California wants to keep American Indian and Alaska Native students on track toward...

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