• Watch: Obama and anger translator Luther in epic 2015 White House Correspondents' Association speech

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom." The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity magnet, this year drawing...

  • Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. But they are urging the court to resist embracing what they see as a radical change in society's view of...

  • A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts. Two people were hurt in the mayhem and at least a dozen were...

  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg...

  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. The glitch affected registers at 7,400 company-operated stores in...

  • Love, cookies helped sisters lost in Michigan woods survive

    Updated: 17 hr 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...

  • 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncertain until President Gerald Ford ordered remaining forces to evacuate the children. Forty years after the final flight of Operation...

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

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr 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...

  • List: The 10 most beautiful towns in Colorado

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    There is no doubt that Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in the nation. A varied landscape from majestic mountains to lovely plains as well as a rich history that will bring out the inner photographer in anyone. From popular skiing destinations to former mining towns to...

  • Public boarding school - the way to solve educational ills?


    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools. The idea is to put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy....

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