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  • State gains 47K jobs in March, unemployment rate unchanged

    BOSTON (AP) -- State officials say the Massachusetts economy picked up an estimated 4,700 jobs in March while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent.... Read More

  • Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

    NEW YORK (AP) -- One after another, the speakers attacked President Trump's policies as discriminatory, his rhetoric as hateful and his motivations as bigoted.... Read More

  • Ex-teacher accused of accusing students denies allegations

    GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- The lawyer for a former teacher at a prestigious Connecticut private school accused of sexually abusing several students decades ago says his client denies the allegations.... Read More

  • Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mitt Romney faces an intriguing hurdle in his bid to be the U.S. senator from Utah this weekend when he seeks the blessing of far-right leaning delegates at the state convention against a field of 11 competitors.... Read More

  • Man with arsenal in home held without bail

    HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man police say had an arsenal of guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition, and bomb-making chemicals in his home has been ruled a danger to society and held without bail.... Read More

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  • Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world's plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that's not nearly enough.... Read More

  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun violence. But this time, they were looking to turn outrage into action.... Read More

  • Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.... Read More

  • Defense says schedules show Cosby wasn't around for assault

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors got a look Friday at Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.... Read More

  • Trump lawyer told put up or shut up to slow porn star suit

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said Friday.... Read More