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Afghan girls face uncertain future after 1 year of no school

Aug. 12, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — For most teenage girls in Afghanistan, it’s been a year since they set foot in a classroom. With no sign the ruling Taliban will allow them back to school, some are trying to find ways to keep education from stalling for a generation of young women. At a...

Renters may also be eligible for flood disaster assistance

Aug. 11, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal assistance is available for renters whose homes and property were damaged by recent floods in eastern Kentucky. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said individual assistance is available to renters as well as homeowners and can help pay for...

Afghan refugees find stability in senior communities

Aug. 06, 2022 03:16 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Noman Raoufi came home from work to find every window shattered, doors unhinged, light bulbs popped. In northern Kabul, on the street where his family lived, a bomb had sent a police car flying 30 feet before it landed in a flaming heap. It knocked men off chairs...

Mississippi governor halts rental assistance funds

Aug. 04, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — Mississippi will soon stop accepting applications to a federal rental assistance program created during the COVID-19 pandemic to help people stave off evictions, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Wednesday. The Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program will not...

Vegas-based rental firm faces probes over pandemic evictions

Aug. 03, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-based corporate owner of thousands of residential rental properties in several U.S. states is facing investigations about whether it improperly evicted tenants during the coronavirus pandemic, while it received millions of federal dollars aimed at keeping people in...

Biden, Harris endorse Rep. Karen Bass in LA mayor's race

Aug. 02, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris jointly endorsed U.S. Rep. Karen Bass on Tuesday to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, providing a boost to her campaign against billionaire developer Rick Caruso and cementing her place as the favorite of the Democratic...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Aug. 01, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Traverse City Record-Eagle. July 31, 2022. Editorial: Weak state laws on mobile homes need fixed Michigan has more than 1,200 mobile home parks, with at least a dozen of them in the Traverse City area. Amid the array of housing choices in the region,...

Some schools build affordable housing to retain teachers

Jul. 15, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area high school teacher Lisa Raskin moved out of a cramped apartment she was sharing with a roommate and into her own place this month, paying a deeply discounted $1,500 a month for a one-bedroom with expansive views within walking distance to work. ...

Man held on $1 million bail in fatal Bozeman stabbing

Jul. 08, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge set bail at $1 million for a man accused of using a tracker to follow a woman to a vacation rental apartment where he allegedly stabbed another man to death. Prosecutors said during a Thursday Gallatin County court appearance that the...

Airbnb permanently bans parties at its rental locations

Jun. 28, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Airbnb is making permanent its ban on parties at homes listed on the site for short-term rentals. The San Francisco company believes the ban has worked, saying Tuesday that reports of parties at listed properties have dropped 44% from a year...