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US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam's message

September 3, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not... more »»

Illinois community mourns slain police officer, 'G.I. Joe'

September 3, 2015

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. more »»

Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges

September 3, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their job. more »»

The Latest: Police say lie prompts Illinois police response

September 3, 2015

VOLO, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):

3:15 a.m. more »»

US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end

September 3, 2015

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end. more »»

On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity

September 3, 2015

KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. more »»

Report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons in what not to do

September 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns suc... more »»

SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test

September 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years. more »»

In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic

September 3, 2015

KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. more »»

Teens take on preservation work at national monuments

September 3, 2015

AT THE BOTTOM OF FRIJOLES CANYON, N.M. (AP) — With the sun blazing overhead, the crew of Native American youth tries to work quickly. more »»

Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

September 3, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. more »»

Vigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement

September 3, 2015

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. more »»

Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

September 3, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska... more »»

New Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests

September 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns suc... more »»

Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies

September 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. more »»

 
 

OPEN Labor Day. Guided Tours at 11 & 1. September 7, 2015

September 07- OPEN Labor Day. Guided Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. more »

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