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Chicago: Students can access bathrooms by gender identity

May 3, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released... more »»

More acidic seawater now dissolving bit of Florida Keys reef

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. more »»

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

May 3, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will... more »»

Rich newspaper owners: Industry savior or foe?

May 3, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty,... more »»

Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's subway system did not make meaningful safety improvements between a deadly collision in 2009 and a fatal fire in 2015, and some of the safety problems date back to... more »»

'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical... more »»

DC celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. more »»

CDC: Preschoolers with ADHD often given drugs before therapy

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. more »»

The Latest: Civil trial starts for anti-abortion activist

May 3, 2016

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the civil trial of an anti-abortion activist accused of threatening a Kansas doctor (all times local):

12:10 a.. more »»

Once a powerbroker, ex-NY Assembly speaker awaits sentence

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, awaited his sentence on federal corruption charges... more »»

Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. more »»

Prosecutor: Same gun, same DNA in 'Grim Sleeper' slayings

May 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of South Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007... more »»

Deputies posted outside funeral for 6 of 8 slaying victims

May 3, 2016

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Deputies were posted outside the church where the funeral for six of the eight family members killed in rural southern Ohio was being held Tuesday as authorities... more »»

Michigan governor to discuss Flint water crisis with Obama

May 3, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will greet President Barack Obama at a Flint airport and talk to him about efforts to solve the city's drinking water mess. more »»

Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

May 3, 2016

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip. more »»

Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next

May 3, 2016

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. more »»

 
 
 

 

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