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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will ...more

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HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.Dart says the two adults and two children still being held were freed Wedn ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown is scheduled for Monday at a church in St. Louis.The Austin A. Layne Mortuary, which is handling arrangements, says the funeral is set for 10 a.m. Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Ba ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in early trading Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting. Lowe's, the home improvement retail chain, fell after the company's outlook cam ...more

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OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials expect to soon lift the remaining evacuations ordered because of a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park.The flames drove about 1,000 people from their homes. State fire spokesman Chris Christopherso ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.The milestone represen ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower after two straight days of gains.The Dow Jones industrial average fell eight points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,911 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday.The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell t ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.The opera company said rehearsals will continue and the ...more

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane, Washington, detective's car.Police say the man's car crashed into the detective's car Tuesday, and police discovered he was wanted on outstanding ...more

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the h ...more