MASHPEE, Mass. — The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time.
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LONDON — Britain is marking the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some commemorative stamps.
The then-Princess Elizabeth married naval Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20, 1947. Now 91, she is the first British monarch to reach a platinum anniversary.
LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts man authorities dubbed the “spelling bee bandit” because the notes he passed to tellers during multiple bank robberies in the Boston area contained the same spelling error has pleaded guilty.
Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Jason Englen pleaded guilty Wednesday to four counts of bank robbery.
NEW YORK — There were movie stars and supermodels, TV hosts and pop stars.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — The man officials have identified to The Associated Press as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church was discharged from the Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and child, according to an Air Force spokeswoman.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A journal made public by the CIA and apparently handwritten by one of Osama bin Laden’s daughters offers a glimpse into how the al-Qaida leader viewed the world around him and reveals his deep interest in the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions unfolding in the months before he was killed in a U.S. raid.
MADISON, Wis. — Residents of any age, even toddlers, could legally hunt in Wisconsin under a bill the Assembly passed that eliminates the state’s minimum hunting age.
Currently, a resident must be at least 12 years old to purchase a hunting license or hunt with a gun unless they’re participating in a mentored hunt. Children as young as 10 can hunt under that program.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is making light of his Twitter account going dark for a few minutes this week.
Twitter has reported that a customer support worker was on his or her last day on the job and “inadvertently” deactivated Trump’s account briefly Thursday evening.
WASHINGTON — After years of public controversy and debate, work is finally beginning Thursday on a massive memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower.
A groundbreaking ceremony will mark the start of the project, which has been plagued for years by a bitter running fight over the memorial’s design and esthetics.