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Trump's threat to go to court over impeachment defies ruling
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:57:42 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court "if the partisan Dems" ever try to impeach him.

But Trump's strategy could run into ...  Full Story

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:50:09 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new Ford electric vehicle based on Rivian und...  Full Story

Ex-UT at Austin coach to plead guilty in admissions scam
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 05:02:50 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin is set to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal .

Michael Center is expected to plead ...  Full Story

Oscars amend a few rules but not for Netflix
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:49:32 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards.

The Academy of Motion Pictures' board of gover...  Full Story

'Snot otter' named Pennsylvania's official amphibian
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:26:20 -0500

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long (0.6-meter) salamander that needs clean streams to thrive.

Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Tuesday...  Full Story

White presidential hopefuls face 'woke litmus test' on race
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:40:35 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way ...  Full Story

Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 06:43:03 -0500

Tesla has lost nearly $6 billion since setting out to revolutionize the auto industry 15 years ago, but CEO Elon Musk foresees a profitable future fueled in part by a ride-hailing service mad...  Full Story

Teacher of the Year works with youths in juvenile detention
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:31:55 -0500

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As a veteran teacher at a troubled high school in Richmond, Virginia, Rodney Robinson wanted to better understand why so many students go directly from school to prison. ...  Full Story

Trump makes new threat to send soldiers to US-Mexico border
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:49:55 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a new threat to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump tweeted Wednesday that "Mexico's Soldiers recently pulled guns o...  Full Story

Rehab patients' unpaid work for big companies likely illegal
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:21:50 -0500

A nationally renowned drug rehab program in Texas and Louisiana has sent patients struggling with addiction to work for free for some of the biggest companies in America, likely in violation ...  Full Story