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  • Agency leader insists mission statement isn't anti-immigrant February 23, 2018
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The head of the federal agency that grants visas says he has a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."Francis Cissna told The Associated Press on Friday that he cut a ref
  • CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs February 23, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one.Officials at the Centers for Disease Control
  • Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name February 23, 2018
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The grounds of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis will now be officially known as The Gateway Arch National Park.President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a bill that renamed the former Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.Th
  • New execution date set for Georgia's 'stocking strangler' February 23, 2018
    ATLANTA (AP) — A man known as the "stocking strangler," who was convicted of raping and choking to death three women four decades ago, is set for execution next month in Georgia.Carlton Gary was convicted in 1986 on three counts each of malice m
  • St. Louis-area utility worker dies from stray bullet February 23, 2018
    BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a St. Louis-area utility worker hit by a stray bullet from a shooting a half block away has died.Berkeley police say 55-year-old Frank Langston, of Dellwood, died Friday. An employee of Raineri Ready Mix, Langston

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  • The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try. February 23, 2018
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive click sounds that had some cast members struggli
  • Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot February 23, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.Speaking before the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, Trump turned around onstage and smoothed the back of his
  • 'Lost Tapes' series examines Malcolm X through rare footage February 23, 2018
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Malcolm X was reviled and adored during his lifetime thanks to his views of black nationalism and "by any means necessary" approach to battle racial discrimination. Following his assassination, the civil rights advocate's popul
  • Finalists announced for Lukas Book Prize February 23, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of immigrants, transient workers and a Wisconsin auto plant are among the nominees for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.The $10,000 award honors nonfiction books of both literary quality and social impact. The finalists an
  • Ex-women's player Mleczko to do color analysis for NHL game February 23, 2018
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — AJ Mleczko understands there is not a lot of women's hockey on television outside the Olympics.Mleczko took home Olympic gold with the U.S. in 1998 and silver in 2002. She took on a broadcaster's role for the 2006 G


  • Twins' ninth-inning rally falls short in 4-3 loss to Boston February 23, 2018
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dietrich Enns escaped one Boston rally Friday by picking off a runner. He had no such luck an inning later. Enns, beginning a long shot effort to capture a spot in the Twins' rotation, allowed back-to-back two-out doubles in the fourth inning, and the Twins absorbed a 4-3 loss
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  • Podcasts: Should Tigers trade pitcher Mike Fulmer? February 23, 2018
    Bob Wojnowski and Chris McCosky weigh the pros and cons of trading Mike Fulmer on The Detroit News Tigers' podcast. They also talk about potential comeback seasons for Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez, the new baseball pitching rules and Ron Gardenhire's school of fundamental baseball. To listen
    Detroit News
  • Two Van Slyke homers give Marlins 6-4 win over Cardinals February 23, 2018
    JUPITER, Fla. • Outfielder Oscar Mercado, in his first game wearing a Cardinals uniform, singled twice, scored a run and made a strong catch in right field Friday although the Cardinals lost their exhibition baseball opener to the Miami Marlins 6-4. The Marlins' win had a decided St. Louis flavor