AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher....
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Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
NEW YORK (AP) -- Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday....
Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis....
Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days - a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people....
TV attack ads start fast in Pennsylvania Senate race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democrat Katie McGinty had barely finished her victory speech celebrating a 10-point Pennsylvania primary win for the nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey before TV attack ads began flying in a general election contest that could tilt political control of the U.S. Senate....
Sandusky due in court for molestation case appeal hearing
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected in a courtroom near his State College home as he continues to pursue appeals of his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse....
Man to go on trial in slaying of sisters of Iowa lawmaker
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Trial is scheduled to open Monday in the western Pennsylvania robbery and murder of two sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker two years ago....
Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists....
2 killed in ATV crash in northeastern Pennsylvania
BENTON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an all-terrain vehicle went down an embankment and flipped over in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing two men....
Pipelines drained; feds investigating cause of explosion
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Natural gas pipelines were being drained Saturday as authorities try to determine the cause of an explosion in western Pennsylvania that destroyed one home, damaged at least three others and burned a fleeing homeowner....
Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory...
Jury resumes deliberations Monday in 1989 slayings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Deliberations resume Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of having killed two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago....
The Latest: Firm says pipeline in fire was fine in 2012
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on a natural gas fire and explosion in western Pennsylvania (all times local):...
Man gets prison sentence for 'repeat' robberies of 2 banks
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A man who admitted he robbed two banks months after he was released from prison for robberies at the same banks five years earlier is headed back to prison....
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