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  • Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol

    Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol
    WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass comprehensive...
  • Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows

    Passengers on doomed 1948 flight, their names now emerge from shadows
    COALINGA, Calif. — Jaime Ramirez stood in front of an oak tree, jagged and black from a plane crashing into it all those years ago. He removed his white cowboy hat, closed his eyes and whispered, "Abuelo, Tío, estoy aquí." ("Grandfather, Uncle,...
  • Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence

    Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence
    MONTERREY, Mexico — It is one of those small, hopeful signs that this traumatized city may be awakening from the nightmare of Mexico's drug wars: Armando Alanis once again feels safe enough to stop off for a late-night nosh at Tacos Los Quiques, a...
  • Derek Medina's books get mocked in Amazon comments

    Derek Medina's books get mocked in Amazon comments
    Commenters on Amazon can be brutal toward books, even those they haven't read. But when faced with an author accused of committing a horrible crime, they've turned to humor. Derek Medina was arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder on Friday in...
  • 'How I Live Now': Preview the Printz winner's film adaptation

     'How I Live Now': Preview the Printz winner's film adaptation
    It may have won one of America's most prestigious awards for young people's literature, but it's British fans who will get to see the movie first. Meg Rosoff's Printz Award-winning "How I Live Now" should have all the elements for the typical YA film...
  • Immigration activists depart Dodger Stadium for Bakersfield march

    Immigration activists depart Dodger Stadium for Bakersfield march
    A caravan of protesters departed Los Angeles Wednesday morning, bound for a march in Bakersfield that organizers are billing as one of the largest protests in the nation in support of an immigration overhaul. The march, which is expected to draw...
  • Review: PBS' 'Life of Muhammad' an earnest effort to enlighten

     Review: PBS' 'Life of Muhammad' an earnest effort to enlighten
    Whether a case of divine intervention or just fortuitous programming, PBS begins airing "The Life of Muhammad," a three-part explanation of the history of Islam, on Tuesday, the same day Al Jazeera America makes its debut on the channel formerly known...
  • Florida husband pleads not guilty in Facebook murder case

    Florida husband pleads not guilty in Facebook murder case
    MIAMI -- A man accused of killing his wife and then posting a confession and a picture of her bloodied body on Facebook pleaded not guilty on Thursday in Miami-Dade County circuit court. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Derek Medina fatally shot 26-year-...
  • Voting Rights Act leading California cities to dump at-large elections

    Voting Rights Act leading California cities to dump at-large elections
    First came Modesto. Then Compton, Anaheim, Escondido, Whittier, Palmdale and others were pushed into the growing ranks of California cities under pressure to change how they elect their city councils. Activists seeking minority representation on those...
  • New Mexico's drought threatens the flow of a culture

    New Mexico's drought threatens the flow of a culture
    For 200 years, the earthen water canal has nourished the land where Peggy Boney's farm now sits. It sustains the alfalfa pastures for her cattle and the corn and pumpkins she puts on her kitchen table for supper. Much of her life has revolved around...
  • Oregon temporarily restricts pesticide use following bee deaths

    Oregon temporarily restricts pesticide use following bee deaths
    State officials in Oregon are temporarily restricting the use of more than a dozen pesticide products following the deaths of an estimated 50,000 bumblebees in the Portland area this month. The measure, effective immediately, will last for 180 days...