Friday, September 22, 2017

National

Clergy march together after holding an interfaith prayer service calling for peace and solidarity at Kiener Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in St. Louis.

BY JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE ST. LOUIS (AP) — Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for peace and justice amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a ...
A group protests U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he arrives in Portland, Ore., to discuss sanctuary city policies with city and regional law enforcement officials.

BY STEVEN DUBOIS PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that “undermine ...
In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, people take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

BY AMY TAXIN President Donald Trump has issued a videotaped message that is being played for new American citizens at naturalization ceremonies in which he welcomes immigrants to “the American ...
In this March 1, 2017, photo, Dennis Lyon sits outside the University of California, San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center, where he was treated for an unusual skin cancer that had spread widely

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations ...
Kenneth James Gleason is escorted by police to a waiting police car in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

BY MICHAEL KUNZELMAN BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man arrested Tuesday was accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family in a string ...

BY TIM REYNOLDS KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Prudence Duchene will never forget the day she moved to Key West. It was Aug. 30 — the day a storm brewing ...
In this Aug. 29, 2017, photo, Herbert Robinson, left, and Israel McDonald , right, team up to solve a problem from an interactive math lesson at Turner Elementary School in southeast Washington.

BY MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether ...
In this photo provided by the NYPD's 109th Precinct, officers respond to a collision involving two buses on Main Street in the Queens borough of New York, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A city bus and a tour bus collided and spun around in a New York City intersection on Monday, leaving three people dead, including a pedestrian, ...
This May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the northernmost boundary of the proposed Bears Ears region, along the Colorado River, in southeastern Utah.

BY MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands ...
In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 photo, Abdi Iftin, left, of Somalia, Uyen Nguyen, second from left, of Vietnam, Eiman Ali, right, of Somalia born in Yemen, and Ghassan al-Chahada, of Syria pose for a photo outside President Donald Trump's boyhood home in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.

BY WILLIAM MATHIS NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend — refugees who shared their stories as a ...
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