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US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down. Chief of Naval Operations Adm.
Estefans: Immigration debate has fueled reaction to musical

Estefans: Immigration debate has fueled reaction to musical

LOS ANGELES — Gloria and Emilio Estefan credit President Donald Trump with boosting audience enthusiasm for their stage musical "On Your Feet!" As the immigration debate has heated up, so have audiences' reactions to scenes in new stage musical that
Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

LAS VEGAS — A twice-convicted killer who wants to die rather than spend his life in prison was about an hour from eating his final meal Wednesday when he found out a Nevada judge had indefinitely delayed his execution after a pharmaceutical company o
Firefighter killed in gas explosion, fire near Madison

Firefighter killed in gas explosion, fire near Madison

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and levelled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter owned, authorities said Wednesday.
Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

SAN DIEGO — Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from them at the U.S. border.
New San Francisco mayor vows to leave no resident behind

New San Francisco mayor vows to leave no resident behind

SAN FRANCISCO — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office and outlined an ambitious to-do list to make a city known for immense wealth but also homelessness more prosperous for all.
Trump rattles NATO, questioning its value, assailing Germany

Trump rattles NATO, questioning its value, assailing Germany

BRUSSELS — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defin
No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

BRUSSELS — He didn't shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump's body language during NATO events Wednesday suggested his relationships with key U.S. allies aren't exactly buddy-buddy.
Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, again

Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, again

MOSCOW — In a literal case of life imitating art, Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost. The Rolling Stones frontman was at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday to see Croatia beat England 2-1 in extra time in the World Cup semifinals.
Shannade Clermont from 'Bad Girls Club' charged in theft

Shannade Clermont from 'Bad Girls Club' charged in theft

NEW YORK — A former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" was arrested on charges alleging she stole debit card information from a man who died shortly after a date with her.