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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 shuts nearly all Detroit public schools
DETROIT (AP) -- Nearly all 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 11:33 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

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 12:49 PM

Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life
NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) -- Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs.... 5/2/2016 11:27 AM

The Latest: Solar plane leaves California for Arizona
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from California to Arizona in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):... 5/2/2016 12:16 PM

Closing arguments set in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks.... 5/2/2016 11:51 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

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

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