Native teens’ experience shows campus reality

In this Friday, May 11, 2018 photo, Thomas Gray, left, and Lloyd Gray stand together with the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the background outside Santa Fe, N.M. The Native American brothers were pulled from a campus tour at Colorado State University on April 30 in an experience that has been decried as yet another example of racial profiling in recent weeks, and has highlighted some of the complications tribal youth must navigate in mainstream settings, such as universities. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The teenage brothers — both shy and Native American — had just entered a recreation center on a tour of their dream university when a parent in the group stepped away to call 911.

Palestinians: U.S. Embassy move a show of pro-Israel bias

A sign on a bridge leading to the US Embassy compound ahead the official opening in Jerusalem, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Monday's opening of the U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem, cheered by Israelis as a historic validation, is seen by Palestinians as an in-your-face affirmation of pro-Israel bias by President Donald Trump and a new blow to frail statehood dreams. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Monday’s opening of the U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem, cheered by Israelis as a historic validation, is seen by Palestinians as an in-your-face affirmation of pro-Israel bias by President Donald Trump and a new blow to dreams of statehood.

Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

In this April 24, 2018 photo, Julian Cabrera, factory manager at New Earth Biosciences, holds up a large glass beaker to the light containing thick, golden-colored, fully-refined CBD oil in Salem, Ore. Applications for state licenses to grow hemp, marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin, have increased more than twentyfold since 2015 and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 states with hemp cultivation. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high.

Netanyahu’s dinner diplomacy with a UAE envoy

In this April 29, 2018 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday. A recent bout of dinner diplomacy between Israel’s prime minister and a prominent Emirati ambassador illustrates one of the worst kept secrets in the Arab world: quiet ties between Israel and its Sunni Arab neighbors that are increasingly coming into the open. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officially, their governments don’t speak. The United Arab Emirates doesn’t even formally recognize that Israel exists.

Traveling with Pompeo on secret mission to North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at Pyonyang, North Korea airport on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. It began with quiet words from State Department officials: Apply for a new passport immediately. You may soon be going to a country for which ordinary U.S. passports are not valid for travel. (AP Photo/Matthew Lee, Pool)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It began with quiet words from State Department officials: Apply for a new passport immediately. You may soon be going to a country for which ordinary U.S. passports are not valid for travel.

Officials ignore dioxin spread in Houston waterways

In this March 1, 2018 photo, Evelyn and Jerome Matula stand outside their Highlands cottage, where from the bluff they can see orange markers around the Superfund site in the distance. An agreement announced last month has cleared the way for the Superfund site to be cleaned up, but dioxin damage already has spread far beyond, the Houston Chronicle and The Associated Press found. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — Evelyn and Jerome Matula were still polka-dancing newlyweds in 1950 when they spotted a half-finished cottage in the woods along the San Jacinto River east of Houston. It seemed idyllic, with panoramic views and a sandy path to the river, where their three children and later their grandchildren fished. Now, the retired refinery worker and former educator fear their kin were poisoned by carcinogenic dioxin in the fish and well water.

Families seek justice in suit over 1968 mine disaster

In this Nov. 24, 1968, file photo, one of two seven-man rescue teams enters the Consolidation Coal mines in Farmington, W.Va., where 78 miners have been trapped. It's been nearly half a century since 78 men perished in the Farmington No. 9 mine disaster in West Virginia, but to those who lost loved ones, the questions have never been answered. This week, families of the lost miners will ask a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit they filed in 2014. (AP Photo/File)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly half a century after an explosion tore through the Farmington No. 9 mine in West Virginia, the families of the 78 men who died there are still looking for justice.

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

FILE - In this July 1, 2017 file photo, a person buys marijuana at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas. Many employers across the country are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: They’re dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs.

Starving Yemen mothers skip meals to save their children

Umm Mizrah, a 25-year-old Yemeni woman, holds her son Mizrah on a scale in Al-Sadaqa Hospital in the southern Yemen city of Aden in this Feb. 13, 2018 photo. Rageh, who is nearly into the second trimester of her pregnancy, weighed 38 kilograms (84 pounds), severely underweight. Mizrah, who was 17 months old, weighed 5.8 kilograms (12.8 pounds), around half the normal weight for his age. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — The young mother stepped onto the scale for the doctor. Even with all her black robes on, she weighed only 84 pounds — 38 kilograms. Umm Mizrah is pregnant, but starving herself to feed her children.

Mom travels to Mexico to find man accused of molesting son

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, photograph, Lydia Lerma, the mother of the first victim who came forward in a child sexual assault case against Andrew Vanderwal, poses for a portrait in her child's bedroom in her home in Fort Collins, Colo. (Timothy Hurst/The Coloradoan via AP)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Crouched on the floorboards of a rental car in a supermarket parking lot, Lydia Lerma spotted her prey and started to cry.

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