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Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:33:47 GMT2017-09-23T01:33:47Z

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear on Friday....

Hurricane pushes long-suffering Puerto Rico to the edge

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:07:40 GMT2017-09-22T19:07:40Z

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A tired and discouraged Rosa Maria Almonte cleaned steel pots with bleach inside her darkened cafe as her daughter cooked up rice, beans and pork chops on a gas stove to feed people desperate for a hot meal in their storm-ravaged city....

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:01:09 GMT2017-09-23T01:01:09Z

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election....

'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:35:55 GMT2017-09-22T22:35:55Z

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little Rock 60 years ago....

Profiles of the Little Rock Nine who integrated Central High

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:26:37 GMT2017-09-23T01:26:37Z

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock's Central High School in September 1957 all went on to seek higher education. Eight remain alive....

Elderly deaths: Call for generators in Florida nursing homes

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:42:40 GMT2017-09-22T22:42:40Z

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida's nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott....

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:05:34 GMT2017-09-23T00:05:34Z

OKARCHE, Okla. (AP) -- Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance....

'Face of evil': Man gets life for killing 8 at hair salon

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:15:54 GMT2017-09-23T00:15:54Z

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A California man who killed eight people at a hair salon in 2011 was sentenced to life without parole Friday in a courtroom packed with sobbing victims' relatives, who shared vivid memories of their loved ones and wished the shooter a painful end in prison....

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

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:00:50 GMT2017-09-22T23:00:50Z

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- With immigrants and their advocates chanting and beating drums outside, a federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it should allow a Texas law aimed at combatting "sanctuary cities" to immediately take effect....

Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:26:40 GMT2017-09-22T21:26:40Z

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance."...