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CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found. In parts of the country that are relatively poor, and have higher rates of...
LUNENBURG, Va. (AP) — Biologists in Virginia have rescued a newborn black bear found in a den without its mother, but the tiny cub's sibling didn't make it. Wildlife Center of Virginia officials tell The Washington Post ( http://wapo.st/2knxvyT ) that rabbit hunters discovered...
VIEQUES, Puerto Rico (AP) — A small island long known as a Navy bombing range is gradually trying to turn a no-man's-land into a booming tourist mecca. Vieques, off the east coast of Puerto Rico, boasts gorgeous beaches, turquoise waters and a stunning bioluminescent bay. But...
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Federal worker Greg Guthrie had held out hope after Donald Trump's election to president that his professed advocacy for the American worker would extend to the federal workforce, too. That hope diminished after Trump on Monday issued an executive order...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The men who sold it called it Mr. Miyagi, a mind-altering chemical compound mixed with vegetable material and resembling marijuana. It was clear the drug was meant to be smoked for a potent high, notwithstanding the deceptive label that the product was...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage. Whipping winds from a power nor'easter downed electrical wires Monday afternoon in Linden, taking several train...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shia LaBeouf wants you to know: "He will not divide us." For the first few days of Donald Trump's presidency, the actor has been repeating that sentence into a live camera mounted on a wall outside a New York City museum, usually with a backdrop of everyday New...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women. Democratic Mayor...
DETROIT (AP) — The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost. Stop selling Mexican-made cars in the U.S. but risk...