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  • A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

    Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Two boys with stolen guns took aim from a wooded hill, waiting for people to evacuate after one of the boys had triggered a false fire alarm. They killed four […]
  • Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own celebrated histories, but about what they collectively have meant to black people. And in making the documentary “Tell Them We Are […]
  • Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

    NEW YORK (AP) — This month’s sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors’ mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending: hold steady. Even as stock markets tumbled around the world, putting a halt to an unusually calm and strong ride upward, many investors resisted the […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for abandoning the young immigrants whose legal status is up in the air because of a step he took six months ago. Those immigrants, who arrived in the United States illegally as children, became a bargaining chip in legislation that collapsed this past week as Trump […]
  • Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workforce, leading to filthy rooms, insect infestations, hourlong waits for slot machine payouts and food and drink orders that often never […]
  • Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Saturday for a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries. Trudeau and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also expected to focus on areas including civil nuclear cooperation, space, defense, energy and education. Trudeau was received at New […]
  • UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

    MUNICH (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her country’s European Union partners on Saturday not to let “rigid institutional restrictions” get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security alliance, warning that there would be “damaging real-world consequences” if none can be agreed. In a speech to the Munich Security Conference, May sought […]
  • US Navy says China’s military buildup won’t stop patrols

    ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, Philippines (AP) — U.S. forces are undeterred by China’s military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever “international law allows us,” said a Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F-18 fighter jets. Lt. Cmdr. Tim Hawkins […]
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Friday’s election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists. And it’s not clear if the companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something similar from happening again. Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin, were charged Friday […]
  • ‘Putin’s chef’ among Russians indicted by Mueller

    MOSCOW (AP) — He’s known as “Putin’s chef” — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach. On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin — along with 12 other Russians and three Russian organizations — was charged by the U.S. government as part of a vast and wide-ranging effort to sway […]