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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering "fake news." Ginsburg told the BBC's "Newsnight" program in an interview Thursday that she reads The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen." Boehner was forced out by conservatives in 2015. The Ohio Republican says he started laughing when he heard President Donald...
NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges for a decade by fleeing to Africa has been sentenced in New York City to 30 months in prison. Jacob "Kobi" Alexander appeared Thursday before a federal judge in Brooklyn. Alexander came under investigation...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — While campaigning last year to become Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Marcelo Crivella, a retired Pentecostal bishop, insisted his faith would not get in the way of governing the nation's most famous city. The former gospel singer and missionary, a high-profile...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than last week and 56 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...
HELSINKI (AP) — Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to safeguard against wars or natural disasters wiping out global...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll consider his options after he leaves office and hasn't declared himself a candidate to work at a sports radio station in New York. The Republican spoke by telephone on WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" program Thursday, one day...
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a protected first-round draft pick. The two teams agreed on the deal on Thursday before...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Larry Bird and Jason Kidd are in awe of Russell Westbrook's ability to make the difficult seem routine. They know firsthand the all-around effort it takes to record a triple-double in the natural flow of the game, and they don't expect the high-energy...