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NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. The Miami-based chain says it plans to put hot dogs on its menu nationally for the first time starting Feb. 23. It may seem like a jarring addition for those who know the chain for its Whoppers. But Burger...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195 million for Flint and $165...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say stabbed the mother of his child and her three daughters in a New York City hotel, killing the woman and one of the girls. A police official tells The Associated Press that 23-year-old Michael Sykes called his mother early...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195 million for Flint and $165...
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control cars of the future can be considered their driver. The redefinition of "driver" is an important break for Google, which is testing pod-like autonomous cars. But the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — International debate over whether tampons and other feminine hygiene products should be tax-free has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made up of only men. Governments that make money this way penalize women...
BOSTON (AP) — For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics — health care, jobs, education and a safe home. But what organizations helping resettle them might not be prepared for, and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — International debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men. Governments that make money this way penalize women for their...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he...