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Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries

AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed at producing the most detailed view ever made of such a large portion of space using...

Police give room to St. Louis protests until trouble starts

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police have given demonstrators in the latest St. Louis protests a wide berth, applying a lesson learned in nearby Ferguson to offer protesters ample room to have their say, at least until trouble starts. But critics complain that the tactic comes with an...

After Irma, Florida Jews seek respite in High Holy Days

AP Photo/Alan Diaz NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind. When the storm changed course at the last minute, the Naples synagogue suddenly became an emergency shelter. As power stayed off for days, the Reform...

AP PHOTOS: Haitians heading for US settle in Mexico

AP Photo/Gregory Bull TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Haitians have settled in Mexico’s northwest corner after the United States abruptly closed its doors. Haitians left Brazil last year on perilous journeys to San Diego, where U.S authorities allowed them in on...

Q&A: US, Mexican policies on arriving Haitians vary

AP Photo/Gregory Bull TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Up to 4,000 Haitians established a community in Mexico’s northwest corner after the United States abruptly shut its doors last year. Here are some questions and answers about U.S. and Mexican policies. — WHAT ABOUT...

States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributors

Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas requesting information from five companies that make...

Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him outside in 2015 outside his Manhattan hotel. “He never said...

The Latest: Man accused of 2 deaths linked to 3rd shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local): 11 a.m. Louisiana authorities say a white man accused of killing two black men has been linked to third shooting in which he fired on the house of an African-American...

Florida's Irma outages continue despite power grid upgrades

Hundreds of thousands of customers in Florida are still without power nine days after Hurricane Irma hit. Electric companies in the state are coming under fire from residents, legislators and local officials about how long it is taking to get power back on. Eight people in a...

Ex tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — By former pro tennis star James Blake’s account, the man approaching him in 2015 outside his hotel caused no alarm because he looked like an old high school buddy. Blake found out the hard way that it was instead a plainclothes...