Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence....
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Report: Turkish raids target Islamic state group suspects
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Police in Istanbul conducted a series raids in the city targeting Islamic State suspects, the state-run news agency reported Thursday, following the gunfire and suicide bomb attack at Ataturk Airport which killed 42 people....
Other Europeans unhappy with EU could seek to follow UK out
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Disenchantment with the European Union is not limited to British voters who opted to leave the bloc....
EU countries where politicians seek a vote on leaving bloc
After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, politicians in some other EU countries have renewed calls for their own ballots on EU membership. Here's a look at efforts by some political parties to put the EU's future to a vote:...
Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face....
2 women get prison terms for fatal 2014 drive-by shooting
STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Two Pennsylvania women have been sentenced to 10 to 40 years in prison for their roles in a deadly drive-by shooting....
APNewsBreak: US judge tosses suit against reclusive cleric
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit alleging that a reclusive Muslim cleric in Pennsylvania orchestrated human rights abuses in his native Turkey, ruling the claims did not belong in U.S. courts....
Court dismisses suit over budget-fight holdup of school aid
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge is dismissing a lawsuit over held-up state and federal school aid during a record-breaking budget stalemate....
Senate advances House budget bill, with funding in limbo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Senate took quick action on the House's just-passed budget package Wednesday, a day before the state government's fiscal-year deadline, although divisions remained over how to pay for the nearly $31.6 billion spending plan....
Charges dismissed against officer in traffic stop
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Criminal charges against a Pennsylvania police officer accused of punching a woman and smashing her cellphone during a traffic stop were dismissed Wednesday....
NCAA wants to question 2 1970s-era Sandusky accusers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The NCAA wants to question two men who claim they were sexually abused in the 1970s by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky....
Bail cut denied for 2 arrested at tunnel with weapons cache
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Two people accused of trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons to rescue a teenager whose friend had overdosed on heroin had their bid for a bail reduction denied by a judge on Wednesday....
NTSB delays mission to retrieve sunken ship's 'black box'
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Federal officials have announced a one-month delay in the mission to retrieve the "black box" of a freighter that sank in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Joaquin....
Virginia governor announces new egg processing operation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A New York-based company plans to spend $6.4 million to open a new egg processing operation in Virginia....
A Pew Research Center report released Monday suggests there is still a stark difference in attitudes about race relations among racial and ethnic groups. Eight years after electing a black president, two-thirds of blacks and hispanics think President Barack Obama at least tried to make race relations in the United States better while about half of whites think Obama made race relations better or at least tried to, but a third saying the president made race relations worse.
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