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Arrest made in shooting at Chicago barbershop that injured 5

Feb 24, 2020

Authorities say a man accused of shooting five people at a Chicago barbershop in January has been charged with attempted murder

Suspect linked to racist graffiti found at Maryland college

Feb 24, 2020

Authorities have identified a suspect in connection to racist graffiti found scrawled in academic buildings last week at a Maryland university

Event marks 60th anniversary of sit-in against segregation

Feb 24, 2020

A three-day event is marking the 60th anniversary of the first Alabama sit-in against racial segregation

Closing arguments expected in Iowa cold case murder trial

Feb 24, 2020

Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing an Iowa high school student more than 40 years ago

Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

Feb 24, 2020

Sanders called the nation’s child care and early education an "embarrassment.”

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb 24, 2020

Get ready for Monday, February 24 with a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press

Survey: Business economists endorse Federal Reserve policies

Feb 24, 2020

Nearly two-thirds of business economists say that the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy is “about right,” a sharp contrast to President Donald Trump's criticism of the Fed

US pushes changes to Western land plans that judge blocked

Feb 23, 2020

A federal judge in Idaho blocked the Trump administration plans last year.

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

Feb 23, 2020

Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a parade in New Orleans

Boys, 13, charged with murder in California library fire

Feb 23, 2020

A blaze that killed two firefighters at a central California library.

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

Feb 23, 2020

Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a parade in New Orleans

Bishop shakeup: West Virginia Catholic diocese issues audit

Feb 23, 2020

West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says its net assets dropped by $4.8 million during a fiscal year that coincided with the resignation of its bishop

Pacific NW winds shut interstate, fell tree that crushes man

Feb 23, 2020

High winds made for a blustery — and sometimes dangerous — day Sunday in Oregon and Washington

Cuomo: Jewish center evacuated; threats sent around country

Feb 23, 2020

Threats were emailed to about 18 Jewish Community Centers around the country.

US gas prices steady at $2.53 per gallon over past 2 weeks

Feb 23, 2020

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline remained steady at $2.53 per gallon over the past two weeks