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First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

Jun. 21, 2018 9:26 PM EDT

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a brief stop at a Texas facility housing some of the youth separated from their parents as her husband's administration prosecutes adults who enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico. The first lady, who has a 12-year-old son,...

Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

Jun. 19, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham's description of "zero tolerance" detention facilities for children separated from their parents as "essentially summer camps." "Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan...

Oklahoma plans to build $22 million softball stadium

Jun. 19, 2018 1:41 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma plans to build a $22 million softball stadium instead of renovating its current one. The school's Board of Regents approved a revised design plan Tuesday that will move the facility about a half mile south, rather than renovating the current one. Oklahoma has won three of the...

Maryland county settles lawsuit with transgender teen

Jun. 18, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Maryland county board of education has settled a lawsuit with a transgender teen that it tried to block from using certain locker rooms. The Daily Record of Baltimore reports 16-year-old Max Brennan filed the lawsuit when his middle school barred him from using boys' facilities. A...

Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

Jun. 18, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240...

School chief doesn't explain public defecation at hearing

Jun. 12, 2018 1:21 PM EDT

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — A school superintendent accused of repeatedly relieving himself during early morning workouts and leaving piles of his own feces next to a track at a New Jersey high school didn't explain his behavior during a brief court hearing Tuesday. Thomas Tramaglini is charged with public...

Tennessee State Museum selling commemorative stones

Jun. 11, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The new Tennessee State Museum that's expected to open this fall is offering a chance to purchase commemorative stones for a pathway leading to the facility. Donations starting at $1,000 will reserve a space on a paver through June 30. Gifts above $25,000 will be recognized inside...

The Latest: Mayors call for action to stem gun violence

Jun. 8, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A bipartisan group of U.S. mayors is calling for action to stem gun violence as they kick off a four-day gathering in Boston. The U.S. Conference of Mayors is meeting in the city starting...

South Africa's graft case against Zuma adjourned to July 27

Jun. 8, 2018 8:28 AM EDT

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — The corruption case against former South African president Jacob Zuma has been delayed until late next month, while Zuma took to a stage near the courthouse on Friday before thousands of cheering supporters and again declared his innocence. "A person is not guilty until the...

Colorado State names football facility Canvas Stadium

Jun. 5, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State has named its on-campus football facility Canvas Stadium as part of a $37.7 million partnership agreement. Canvas Credit Union received the naming rights two months ago for the $220 million multipurpose facility that made its debut last season. The Rams opened the...