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Daughter: Bill Cosby 'is not abusive, violent or a rapist'

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:46
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby's youngest daughter has come to the comedian's defense ahead of a looming sexual assault trial....

Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:34
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him....

Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:28
NEW YORK (AP) -- You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public....

Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:55
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Leading House conservatives are saying good things about a plan to revive the GOP health care bill. But an influential GOP House moderate is opposing the proposal, leaving party leaders to assess whether the idea could help one of President Donald Trump's premier but most problematic priorities spring back to life....

Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 06:24
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class....

Court documents: Mother had abused teen in kidnapping case

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:45
COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) -- A 15-year-old Tennessee girl who authorities say was kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse at the hands of her mother, according to court documents, making her particularly vulnerable to an adult predator....

Different president, same old government shutdown threats

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 02:34
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks....

APNewsBreak: Little change on race in Boston police s

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 00:03
BOSTON (AP) -- The rate at which minorities are subjected to stops, searches and frisks by police doesn't appear to be improving in Boston in the year since the department claimed it was narrowing racial disparities in their tactics....

Trump's speaking style still flummoxes linguists

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:38
NEW YORK (AP) -- Campaign promises may have been reshaped and some self-imposed deadlines reset. But among the things kept intact in the opening months of the new administration is the unmistakably distinct style of President Donald Trump's speech....

San Diego schools defend effort to fight Islamophobia

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:23
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- One of the nation's largest school districts is defending its campaign to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding of Muslim culture against critics who say it is favoring a religion....