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Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

  By CANDICE CHOI Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic ...

California, long a holdout, adopts mass immigration hearings

  By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge was ...

U.S. to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil

  By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a public outcry, ...

Black Oregon lawmaker: Police called as she knocked on doors

Associated Press CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — A black Oregon lawmaker says one of her ...

Protester scales Statue of Liberty’s base, forces evacuation

  By JENNIFER PELTZ JAKE PEARSON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A woman ...

Trump revokes Obama policy using race in school admissions

  By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rescinding ...

Road rage: NYC turns parking spots into car share-only zones

  By MICHAEL R. SISAK  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In a city ...

U.S. trafficking report highlights vulnerability of children

By SUSANNAH GEORGE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Children removed from their families and ...

House rejects Republican immigration bill, ignoring Trump

  By ALAN FRAM  LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House ...

New tax form is indeed smaller, but filing is no simpler

  By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL Associated Press The Trump administration may deliver on its ...