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RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind. The sights and sounds of World War I flight are recreated regularly at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to preserve the independent museum and art school as a judge considers its proposed merger with two larger institutions. The...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and...
CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said. The worker pulled a gun after entering the 17th-floor...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA plans to make oxygen — a key ingredient of rocket fuel — on Mars early next decade. Space agency officials Thursday unveiled seven instruments they plan to put on a Martian rover that would launch in 2020, including two devices aimed at bigger Mars...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping. A federal jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Kristen Smith...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday. The bodies of five elderly adults — three men and two women — and one fetus were found along with the...