Call for political action after Laquan McDonald cases
CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way forward — by turning tragedy into political power.
'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther."
Students in 'MAGA' hats mock Native American after rally
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.
Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England
DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights.
Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, "The Lonely Crowd," and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, "Beyond the Melting Pot," has died.
A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump's White House.
Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome "the five newest members of our great American family" during a naturalization ceremony in the Oval Office.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington.
Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright's sense of safety.
Frances R. Mears, longtime AP reporter and manager, dies
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Frances R. Mears, an Associated Press reporter, editor and bureau chief during a journalism career that spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday.
More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.
Shutdown leads to delays in lawsuits against government
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — During the longest-ever government shutdown, the federal judiciary has remained open, allowing the wheels of justice to keep turning in most criminal cases.
Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history.
Feds confirm jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S.
Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years
CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nation's most graphic dashcam videos and added fuel to debates about race and policing and law enforcement's "code of silence."
'Perfect cop': Thousands mourn rookie California officer
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A young Natalie Corona would run around the house in police gear and loved watching the show "Cops." She always knew she wanted to be a police officer, her sister said Friday.
Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid work rules
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has become the only state in the country where members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from work or volunteer requirements for Medicaid benefits, while 120,000 state residents risk losing health coverage if they don't comply.
Video shows Arizona officer opening fire as teen runs away
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police officer investigating a car break-in shot and killed the 14-year-old suspect as the boy ran away, according to video released Friday.
Weekend winter storm sweeping from Midwest to New England
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm started sweeping across the Midwest on Friday, leading to slick roads and runways, as it inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow.
Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used when he called for his readers to unleash a "troll storm" on a Montana woman.
Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona
SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.
Facility where comatose woman gave birth faces new complaint
PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth said Friday that it's investigating another patient's allegation of physical abuse.
Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown
America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend.
As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a hit
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — If the uniformed cadets milling about the local movie theaters and pizza joints didn't make it obvious enough, a banner hanging from a downtown parking garage makes it crystal clear: New London is an official Coast Guard City.

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