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NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Republicans already in the 2016 presidential race or thinking about it have swarmed New Hampshire for an early state showdown that has highlighted the diversity, challenges and size of the emerging field. About 20 politicians were on the program for a two-day...
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered "Silent Sentinels" still stand guard...
NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the other Israel election. The World Zionist Congress — a global Zionist body that formed more than a century ago but retains significant influence in Israel — is holding elections for U.S. delegates to its global assembly. At stake is leadership of an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida Everglades. In his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, Obama says "there's no greater threat to our planet than climate change." He says he'll visit the Everglades on Wednesday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food. Instead of providing low-income students free or reduced-price meals in the cafeteria, they're...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day this week with a visit to the Florida Everglades. In his weekly radio address out Saturday, Obama says "there's no greater threat to our planet than climate change." He says he'll visit the Everglades on...
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class. Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects were on the...
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them. The Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs said in a statement early Saturday that officers heard shots fired at about 10:10 p...