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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.... 5/2/2016 4:22 AM

Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- On a recent Thursday, the staff at Sunny Vista Living Center in Colorado Springs bustled in the kitchen. The phone rang with a last minute order as Chris Willard tended to a large pot of Thai-style soup with fresh ginger, vegetables and thin-sliced beef.... 5/2/2016 7:26 AM

Sick-out by teachers closes most of Detroit's public schools
DETROIT (AP) -- Most of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday after the teachers union urged members to call out sick following a weekend announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay its teachers starting this summer.... 5/2/2016 10:51 AM

Solar plane prepares to leave California for Arizona
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- A solar-powered airplane is preparing to leave California for Arizona to continue its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.... 5/2/2016 7:37 AM

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.... 5/2/2016 4:03 AM

Outrage over college's plans to sell political memorabilia
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- One of America's largest troves of political and campaign memorabilia is headed for the auction block, spurring protests from some who do not want to see it divided up and sold to private collectors.... 5/2/2016 4:29 AM

Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:... 5/1/2016 10:19 PM

Trump's NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino's universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York.... 5/2/2016 4:36 AM

Raging fire destroys historic New York City church
NEW YORK (AP) -- A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter.... 5/2/2016 10:12 AM

Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work.... 5/2/2016 7:47 AM

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