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New York court to determine if chimp is legally a person

March 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Should a chimpanzee be treated as a person with legal rights?

That's what attorney Steven Wise tried to convince a state appeals court in Manhattan of on Thursday. more »»

'I am lucky': Refugee family celebrates arrival to US

March 16, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Inside a small apartment in a San Diego suburb, Nadia Hanan Madalo sat before tins of kebab, roasted chicken, and tomato and cucumber salad. more »»

The Latest: State senator removed from YMCA youth position

March 16, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on an Oklahoma state senator facing child prostitution charges (all times local):

2:15 p.m.

An Oklahoma YMCA official says Republican state Sen. more »»

US taxpayers might be on the hook for pipeline protest costs

March 16, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials appear poised to go after the U.S. government — and thus U.S. more »»

Oklahoma lawmaker surrenders on child prostitution charges

March 16, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prosecutors on Thursday filed child prostitution charges against a Republican state senator after police found him in a hotel room with a 17-year-old bo. more »»

Dallas scrambles to fix 911 delays in wake of 2 deaths

March 16, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas officials are working with T-Mobile engineers to determine what's prompting a flood of ghost calls that's forced hundreds of 911 calls to be placed on hold and may have slowe... more »»

Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle support for the divisive legislation they hop... more »»

For US attorneys spared in purge, a lame-duck period begins

March 16, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ousted in a purge of President Barack Obama appointees, U.S. more »»

After 2 years, Florida court defines sexual intercourse

March 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court has determined that "sexual intercourse" isn't just between a man and a woman. more »»

No charges to be filed against NYC mayor, prosecutors say

March 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal investigations of Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges against him or others acting on his behalf, prosecutors said Thursday as... more »»

McDonald's says it's investigating tweet at Trump

March 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it has been notified by Twitter that its account was "compromised" after it appeared to send a message calling Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a President. more »»

SpaceX sends satellite into orbit after 2-day delay

March 16, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a communications satellite into orbit after a two-day delay. more »»

House panel approves troubled GOP health care bill

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Budget Committee has voted to advance the troubled Republican health care bill.

Three conservative GOP lawmakers voted against the measur. more »»

The Latest: Judge says Trump's statements 'highly relevant'

March 16, 2017

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — The Latest on federal court challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban (all times local):

10:15 a. more »»

Rock Hall to celebrate 50 years of Rolling Stone magazine

March 16, 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will celebrate 50 years of Rolling Stone magazine in a new exhibit set to open this spring in Cleveland. more »»

Police arrest suspect in shooting of 2 Detroit officers

March 16, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A 60-year-old man suspected in the shooting of two Detroit police officers has been arrested and the officers are in stable condition, the police chief said Thursday. more »»



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