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Personnel from the Secretary of State's office inspect the damage to the new Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday morning, June 28, 2017, after someone crashed into it with a vehicle, less than 24 hours after the privately funded monument was installed on the Capitol grounds. Authorities arrested a male suspect. (AP Photo/Jill Zeman Bleed)
June 28, 2017 - 1:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said. The privately funded Arkansas monument...
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June 28, 2017 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The reporter who interrupted a White House briefing to complain about the Trump administration's treatment of the press says he's tired of being bullied. Brian Karem became an instant symbol of the tense relationship between the White House and media by talking back to Sarah...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a Mississippi state flag is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state’s Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, June 28, 2017, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol of white supremacy that harms him and his young daughter by violating the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection to all citizens. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
June 28, 2017 - 1:15 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, attorneys for Carlos Moore said lower courts were wrong to reject his argument that the flag is a symbol of white supremacy that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda appears at the curtain call following the opening night performance of "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York. Miranda has enlisted celebrities to sing lyrics from the musical and post them to social media in order to raise money for a coalition of non-profits focused on immigration. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 28, 2017 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda has Hollywood singing lyrics from his hit musical, "Hamilton," in order to raise money for a coalition of nonprofits focused on immigration. Celebrity participants in Miranda's #Ham4All challenge include Ben Stiller, Kelly Clarkson and Golden State Warriors star...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Michael McCarthy watches as jury selection begins for his murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. McCarthy was convicted Monday, June 26 of second-degree murder in the death of Bella Bond who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)
June 28, 2017 - 12:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy, 37, will be eligible for parole after serving 20 years under the...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:08 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a "state-of-the-art" facility in the former...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals for a conviction of a 1997 sexual assault of a teenage girl has been cleared of the crime after retesting of genetic evidence excluded him as a suspect. Jasper County's prosecutor dropped the case against 58-...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:34 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Authorities say a Sacramento County transit deputy who was shot in the face at a light-rail station is out of surgery and in stable condition. Sacramento County Sheriff's Department...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Michael McCarthy watches as jury selection begins for his murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. McCarthy was convicted Monday, June 26 of second-degree murder in the death of Bella Bond who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)
June 28, 2017 - 11:30 am
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy, 37, will be eligible for parole after serving 20 years under the...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:48 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a story June 27 about F. Lee Bailey's bankruptcy, The Associated Press incorrectly identified his bankruptcy attorney. The attorney is James Molleur, not John Molleur. A corrected version of the story is below: Famed lawyer F. Lee Bailey files again for bankruptcy Famed...
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