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Police at Arizona Capitol fire tear gas, disperse protesters

PHOENIX (AP) — Police fired tear gas to disperse abortion rights supporters demonstrating outside the Arizona Capitol Friday night, forcing lawmakers to huddle briefly in a basement inside the buildin...

Supreme Court: Religious schools must get Maine tuition aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Maine can't exclude religious schools from a program that offers tuition aid for private education, a decision that could ease religious organiza...

Bob McKillop retires as Davidson coach after 33-season run

Bob McKillop watched his former star player Stephen Curry closely as he celebrated winning another NBA championship with tears. It felt like a timely bit of reassurance for the long...

Michigan initiatives miss deadline, will look to Legislature

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Organizers behind two high-profile proposed laws in Michigan skipped a deadline to potentially appear on November’s ballot and will instead look to get the initiatives approved b...

Which Conservatives could succeed UK's Johnson if he falls?

LONDON (AP) — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson dealt a heavy blow after surviving a no-confidence vote from his own Conservative Party, questions already are being asked about who might succe...

States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react to this week’s carnage at a Texas elementary school, sending a tweet listing the gun control measures the Democratic-controlled stat...

'Armageddon Time,' portrait of white privilege, stirs Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — When the Cannes Film Festival audience stood to applaud James Gray's richly observed autobiographical drama “Armageddon Time," about the director's own 1980s childhood in Queens,...

Sex abuse suit filed against Oklahoma City Catholic school

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ten current and former students of Mount St. Mary Catholic High School in Oklahoma City and six parents or guardians are suing the private school, alleging it fostered “a rape cul...

Kicking it: Browns rookie York gets advice from Phil Dawson

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie Cade York's first experience kicking inside FirstEnergy Stadium came on a clear, calm, picture postcard kind of day. Phil Dawson warned him it's rare...

Indiana GOP lawmakers resisting many hard-right challengers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frustrated conservatives wanting to push the Republican-controlled Indiana Legislature further to the right are trying to unseat several GOP lawmakers in Tuesday’s primary. ...

2022 midterms: What to know about Ohio, Indiana primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate while Indiana voters consider ...

Kemp's Georgia bill-signing tour aims to end Perdue's hopes

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is projecting strength and gathering endorsements from fellow Republicans on a bill-signing tour ahead of his primary matchup against former U.S. Sen. David...

UK women slam sexism of 'Basic Instinct' slur on lawmaker

LONDON (AP) — Women from across British politics called Monday for action to tackle misogyny after a newspaper ran a story accusing the deputy opposition leader of trying to “distract” the prime minis...

TV's 'black-ish' ends 8-season run with legacy, fans secure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A surprise awaited “black-ish” creator Kenya Barris and his family on a 2016 visit to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington: An exhi...

Unexpected hit, Guardians' Kwan making name with start

CLEVELAND (AP) — Walking down an unfamiliar hallway before Friday's home opener, Steven Kwan saw a sign indicating he had reached the interview room, so he pulled open the door and looked inside expec...