They're cowboys _ and they're coming straight outta Compton

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Long before NWA put the place on the map as the birthplace of gangsta rap and its streets echoed with the sounds of drive-by gunfire, Compton was a cowboy town. And it still is.

  • Written by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

ID cards used for a lot more these days; Detroit next city

DETROIT (AP) — ID cards are being issued by a growing number of U.S. cities to make it easier for poor people and immigrants living in the country illegally to open bank accounts and access social services.

  • Written by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press, DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press