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'Amistad' binds Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña amid migrant crisis

Sep. 25, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Amistad — Spanish for friendship — binds the sister cities of Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico. Each year, the border communities that sit across the Rio Grande from one another come together to celebrate that bond during the Fiesta de...

Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border

Sep. 25, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — As Haitian migrants stepped off a white U.S. Border Patrol van in the Texas border city of Del Rio after learning they'd be allowed to stay in the country for now, a man in a neon yellow vest stood nearby and quietly surveyed them. Some carried...

Court order sought to end mask mandate in Vegas-area schools

Sep. 21, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Parents of students in the Las Vegas area who filed a lawsuit last month challenging Nevada’s COVID-19 mask mandates asked a federal judge on Monday to issue an emergency order allowing children to attend school without masks. The lawsuit filed...

Montana county health officer resigns to ease conflict

Sep. 20, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The public health officer in a politically conservative county in northwestern Montana has resigned his post to ease what his resignation letter called “the strife and conflict coming from a minority of people objecting" to his recommendations in responding to the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Sep. 20, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2: Sept. 26: Country singer David Frizzell is 80. Actor Kent McCord (“Adam 12”) is 79. “The Weakest Link” host Anne Robinson is 77. Singer Bryan Ferry is 76. Actor Mary Beth Hurt is 75. Singer-actor Olivia...

Iowa man sentenced to life for killing roommate with machete

Sep. 18, 2021 13:35 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An 57-year-old Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his roommate during a fight over the cost of a video game. David Sean Hunter, of Ames, was sentenced Friday for first-degree murder in the November 2019 death of...

Sykes scores 17 points, Sparks keep postseason hopes alive

Sep. 16, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Brittney Sykes scored 17 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 74-68 on Thursday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Los Angeles (12-19) is in ninth place, a half-game behind...

Teachers organize supply drive for Ida-impacted schools

Sep. 16, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Area teachers are helping after a Louisiana community's only school had over a foot of water inside after Hurricane Ida struck last month. Levees, though elevated in recent years, breached and teachers from the neighboring community of Chackbay...

Hayes scores season-high 31 to lead Atlanta past Indiana

Sep. 14, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 31 points, Courtney Williams had 15 points and 11 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 85-78 on Tuesday night for coach Darius Taylor's first home victory. Hayes scored 15 points in the third...

Emails reveal conflict over Missouri LGBTQ history exhibit

Sep. 14, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State Museum employees tried to defend an LGBTQ history exhibit to state officials before it was removed from the state Capitol after being displayed only four days, according to emails between museum and state officials. Museum Director...