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Hawaii protesters press on to stop telescope, face arrest

July 18, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Thousands of protesters joined a swelling effort Wednesday to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native... more »»

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign

July 18, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico's most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Go. more »»

Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilities

July 17, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new policy to deny asylum to anyone who shows up on the Mexican border after traveling through another country threatens to exacerbate overcrowding at severely strained U.S. more »»

Data show many companies contributed to US opioid crisis

July 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. more »»

US heat wave just warming up for long and scorching weekend

July 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend. more »»

Data shows flood of opioids across US, many of them generics

July 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. more »»

De Blasio beats back calls to fire officer in Garner death

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio beat back repeated calls Wednesday for him to fire the police officer accused of using a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago, saying h... more »»

Memories of watching Apollo 11: 'You could hear a pin drop'

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first steps on the moon in 1969, the world was watching.

Live TV coverage made hundreds of millions witnesses to history. more »»

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block telescope

July 17, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Police arrested elderly protesters, some using wheelchairs and canes, as they blocked a road Wednesday to Hawaii's highest peak to try to stop construction of a giant telescope on... more »»

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest. more »»

Astronomers stop using telescopes in Hawaii during protests

July 17, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Astronomers have stopped peering through 13 telescopes on top of Hawaii's tallest peak as protesters block the road to try to prevent construction of a giant observatory on the... more »»

Judge: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe over

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told a judge in New York they have concluded their investigation into campaign finance crimes committed by President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael... more »»

Men who lost family members in Max crash seek safety changes

July 17, 2019

Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees... more »»

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. more »»

Eric Garner's mother speaks out on anniversary of his death

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner's mother, speaking Wednesday on the five-year anniversary of his chokehold death, urged the New York City police commissioner to fire the officer involve. more »»

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew

July 17, 2019

CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. more »»

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces sentencing in US case

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Will the notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" go quietly?

For Joaquin Guzman, that's the biggest question at his sentencing in New York City on Wednesday. more »»

Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii road

July 17, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Astronomers have indefinitely stopped looking through 13 existing telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii while protesters block the road downslope in an attempt to preven... more »»

Protesters seek Hawaii mountain access during road closure

July 17, 2019

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Protesters against building a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred said they tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to negotiate access up... more »»

 
 

 

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