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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. The congressman will step down Aug. 18 and ask Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election to enable...
DENVER (AP) — Thousands of immigrants have signed up to take advantage of a Colorado law that allows them to get drivers' licenses and identification cards beginning Friday, a heavy demand causing frustration for those who must wait. About 9,500 people are signed up for...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor told a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. In an early Friday report, Cantor told the Richmond Times-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1puQVLX ) he will step down Aug. 18 to...
CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans — and for a $25 fee, they even let visitors mingle with a wolf...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that put her at odds with women's rights groups. Ginsburg said the court's unanimous ruling in June that struck down the 35-foot, protest-free zone on sidewalks outside Massachusetts...
OCQUEOC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys." Blumberg, a 22-year-old paratrooper known to his guys in the storied 82nd...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws. Now, thousands of immigrants...
DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats. A panel of marijuana producers and industry critics start work Friday on...
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...