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Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

MEXICO CITY — The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that angered President Donald Trump were continuing their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border Wednesday.
Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S.

Philly dad, toddler critically wounded while sitting in car

PHILADELPHIA — A man and his toddler son were critically wounded when someone fired shots into the vehicle they were sitting in on a Philadelphia street. The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

WASHINGTON — Who doesn't like babies? No one in the Senate, apparently — at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into the chamber.
Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caught Turkey off guard on Wednesday by calling early elections for June, in a move that could cement his grip on power a year ahead of schedule.
Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

PHILADELPHIA — It was a surreal scene that is part of daily life for many black Americans and minorities, an everyday moment gone wrong, ending in complete humiliation.
US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

WASHINGTON — Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucracy. President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.
Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — In a story April 18 based on an interview with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was Asia's longest-serving political leader when he retired.

Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.5 struck in southern Iran near the country's sole nuclear power plant on Thursday morning, shaking countries across the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries. The U.S.
LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

CLEVELAND — The situation was dire, requiring dominance. LeBron James delivered. No surprise there.