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Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor


PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay respects to fallen American soldiers....

The Latest: New York governor to visit Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):...

After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans....

Trump lashes out at GOP opponents of health care bill


WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn the Obama-era health care law....

Chapel stirs up controversy in small Oklahoma college town


ADA, Okla. (AP) -- A small chapel nestled on a university campus in a rural central Oklahoma town is at the center of a firestorm over the use of religious symbols on public property after a Washington, D.C.-based group insisted that a cross be removed from atop its steeple....

Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monuments


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The location of three Confederate memorials standing on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds for over a century could depend on a panel of professors and historic preservation boosters asked by the governor to move the monuments to a Civil War battle site....

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?...

Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The police chief of Oklahoma City said Thursday the fatal shooting of a deaf man has raised "a lot of concerns" about training for officer interaction with people with hearing or speech problems, and he plans to meet with advocates for those who have such impairments....

Texas asks court to allow its ban on 'sanctuary cities'


NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect....

Off to Mexico? Prepare to wait at busiest US border crossing


SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico....