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DETROIT (AP) " Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid. But while the teachers are returning to work, their union is sparring with lawmakers over a $500 million plan to restructure the district and its debt. A House panel on Tuesday advanced the measure, which was intended to ease teachers' fears that they might not get...

Updated at 4:56 AM

PHOENIX (AP) " He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. Charlie Keating IV went on to run track at Indiana University, attend the...

Updated at 4:45 AM

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) " U.S. defense Secretary Ash Carter says the latest American combat death in Iraq shows the military campaign against the Islamic State is "far from over." Carter made the remark Wednesday as he convened a meeting in...

Updated at 4:44 AM

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) " The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles. But as the...

Updated at 4:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Barack Obama is preparing...

Updated at 4:28 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint, Michigan, to hear how they're managing after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water. And he is bringing a message to Flint on Wednesday: a promise...

Updated at 4:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation. Still, about 3 percent of students ages 12 to 18 said...

Updated at 3:36 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on its products. An official legal newspaper says the Beijing Municipal Higher People's Court ruled Apple...

Updated at 3:15 AM

BEIJING (AP) " China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack. With lyrics such as "just...

Updated at 2:47 AM

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) " The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials said destroyed whole neighborhoods. More than 80,000 residents have...

Updated at 2:39 AM

HAVANA (AP) " Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel. With hundreds of security agents holding...

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