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Planners seek to transform border town into destination
SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) -- Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.... 5/25/2016 8:21 AM

Suspect in Charleston church shooting faces highest penalty
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly a year after the brutal shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday its intent to seek the death penalty against the man facing federal hate crime charges in the killings.... 5/25/2016 7:41 AM

Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades.... 5/25/2016 11:40 AM

Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor's accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing.... 5/25/2016 4:42 AM

After judge orders Bill Cosby trial, what happens next?
A judge ruled Tuesday that there is enough evidence to bring Bill Cosby to trial in the lone criminal case brought against him out of the barrage of allegations that he drugged and molested dozens of women.... 5/25/2016 4:43 AM

Babies behind bars: Moms do time with their newborns
BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children's books. A rainbow-colored activity mat is on the floor, and Winnie the Pooh is painted on the walls.... 5/25/2016 6:11 AM

A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Out of more than 100 women's prisons in the U.S., only eight have nursery programs that allow mothers to help raise their babies behind bars. There are none in the federal prison system, and there is only one in a jail, at Rikers Island in New York City. Here is a look at the nurseries:... 5/25/2016 5:51 AM

Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholder
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) -- It is the unavoidable Achilles' heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who risked their lives to protect their nation's liberty were also slaveholders.... 5/25/2016 8:18 AM

Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world.... 5/25/2016 10:23 AM

Casino magnate Wynn envisions water paradise in dry Nevada
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peaks. Now imagine this water paradise is in the desert of drought-stricken Nevada.... 5/25/2016 8:14 AM



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