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June 14, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They're homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall is the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters that have been...
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In this March 30, 2016 photo, Mildred Musni, right, breast feeds her son Eliseo and is joined by other mothers in protest at the main entrance of the city Human Services Agency in San Francisco. Months before the protest, Musni was forced to cover up by a security guard when she attempted to feed Eliseo inside the facility. With Musni are her older daughter Sentia, left, and step-daughter Vanessa Trujillo, right. Every employer in San Francisco will have to provide a safe and clean room with a surface, chair and electrical outlet where new moms can pump milk under a proposal pending before city supervisors Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 24, 2008 file photo, obese patients wash their plates after lunch at the Aimin Fat Reduction Hospital in Tianjin, China. The hospital uses a combination of diet, exercise and traditional Chinese acupuncture to treat rising obesity rates. Research released Monday, June 12, 2017 found the obesity epidemic is getting worse in most parts of the world, according to data between 1980 and 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 12, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The global obesity problem now affects 1 in 10 people in the world, it is rising in countries rich and poor, and in many countries it is increasing faster in children than adults, according to a new study. The researchers estimated more than 107 million children and 603 million...
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The Idaho Supreme Court building is seen in Boise, Idaho on Thursday, June 8, 2017. This week the state's highest court denied parental and visitation rights to a lesbian woman who raised a child with her former partner, because Idaho law generally doesn't afford unmarried same-sex parental figures the same rights it affords to grandparents and other blood relatives in custody disputes. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)
June 08, 2017 - 7:40 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner, reflecting state laws that have not been updated since same-sex marriage became legal in 2014. The couple raised the child together after splitting up in...
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FILE - This Oct. 19 2012 file photo shows a home designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Phoenix. The house that the famous architect designed for his son is being donated to the school bearing his name years after it was salvaged from demolition. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
June 08, 2017 - 3:38 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix that the famous architect designed for his son and was saved from demolition by its current owner was donated Thursday to the architecture school that Wright founded. Owner Zach Rawling announced that he is giving the David and Gladys Wright...
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FILE - This Oct. 19 2012 file photo shows a home designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Phoenix. The house that the famous architect designed for his son is being donated to the school bearing his name years after it was salvaged from demolition. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
June 08, 2017 - 1:58 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix that the famous architect designed for his son was donated Thursday to the school bearing his name years after it was saved from demolition. Owner Zach Rawling announced that he is giving the David and Gladys Wright House to the School of...
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FILE - This Oct. 19 2012 file photo shows a home designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Phoenix. The house that the famous architect designed for his son is being donated to the school bearing his name years after it was salvaged from demolition. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)
June 08, 2017 - 1:46 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix that the famous architect designed for his son was donated Thursday to the school bearing his name years after it was salvaged from demolition. Owner Zach Rawling announced that he is giving the David and Gladys Wright House to the School of...
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In this May 24, 2017, photo Tabarek Kadhim, a sophomore at Deering High School in Portland, Maine, wears a sports hijab while playing a tennis match in Windham, Maine. Deering High School is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable and boosting their participation in sports. Tennis co-captains Liva Pierce and Anaise Manikunda solicited private donations to avoid criticism for using taxpayer funds on religious apparel, and ended up with enough to outfit all teams, including lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, softball, field hockey and track. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
June 08, 2017 - 1:12 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable — and boosting their...
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June 07, 2017 - 9:10 am
DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year in what may be the first attempt at unassisted autonomous piloting. Automotive electronics and parts maker Delphi and French transport company Transdev plan to use...
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Karen Pence, left, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, speaks about a new beehive placed at the vice president's residence, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 06, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen, has opened their government residence to more than a few new inhabitants: honeybees. At least 15,000 of them. Mrs. Pence showed off the beehive Tuesday, partly to draw attention to a decline in managed bee colonies that she and other...
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