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Police killing shakes diverse San Diego suburb

The family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by police is like thousands who have transformed the suburban San Diego city of El Cajon: Refugees from a strife-torn country.

Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

Philadelphia Orchestra members walked the picket line after striking during the opening night Gala of the Philadelphia Orchestra on Friday.

The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear.


Rhode Island's NCAA pitch touts historic inclusivity

Rhode Island is touting its centuries-old history of inclusivity in its bid to replace North Carolina as a host of college basketball tournaments next year.


Effort to recognize World War II spies hung up in Congress

Legislation to recognize a group of World War II spies is hung up in Congress.


Floods' pain still felt 1 year later in rural South Carolina

A world away from South Carolina's booming coastal resorts, hundreds of homes remain unrepaired in the county hardest hit by last year's floods. Now they're getting one last push of help.


Construction underway and planned for World War II Museum

With eight projects under construction and 16 more on the drawing board, the National World War II Museum is about to take over 3 ½ square blocks in the city's Central Business District.


A look at current, planned projects at National WWII Museum

The National War World II Museum has eight projects under construction at a cost of nearly $27 million. They include:—Bollinger Canopy of Peace, $11.919 million.—1st…


New sentencing date for man who plotted government attacks

A new sentencing date has been set for an Ohio man who pleaded guilty to plotting attacks against a U.S. military official and a local police station.


South Carolina police investigating possible murder-suicide

Police in South Carolina are investigating a possible murder-suicide involving three people, one of them a 10-month-old baby.


Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach

Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.


New Jersey coast to get disputed, long-delayed sand dunes

Almost four years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his neighborhood so badly that Britain's Prince Harry had to stop by for a look at the damage, Paul Jeffrey is ready to sleep soundly again.


March planned in memory of man shot by police in California

Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family.


Supreme Court in holding pattern, awaiting ninth justice

The Supreme Court is set to begin its new term as it ended the last one, down one justice and ideologically deadlocked on a range of issues.


Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass

Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox faithful cannot participate in Catholic services.


Supreme Court: Some noteworthy cases coming up in new term

Some noteworthy cases the Supreme Court will hear in its new term that begins Monday:Church-state separation: A Missouri church is challenging its exclusion from a…


Defense ministers discuss defusing South China Sea incidents

Countries need to look for practical ways to defuse incidents in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, Singapore's defense minister said.


California opens pathway for cars that lack steering wheel

California regulators have changed course and opened a pathway for the public to get self-driving cars of the future that lack a steering wheel or…


Key facts about El Cajon, California

The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria.


Breakdown of video in police killing of man in California

A moment-by-moment breakdown of events shown in two videos released Friday showing an El Cajon, California, police officer shooting and killing Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man.