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WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday. The approximately 300-pound male...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also equality. Wesleyan follows Trinity College in Hartford, which...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A young mountain lion was let go back into the wild Monday a day after roaming into a Salt Lake City neighborhood and forcing dozens of families to stay inside their homes for nearly five hours. No people or pets were injured, but the hunt for the 2-year-...
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop says a central Montana parish is about evenly divided over a new priest's decision to prohibit a gay couple from receiving Communion unless they divorce, live separately and write a statement affirming that a marriage is between...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will outline new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said. In a so-called "tax inversion," a U.S. business merges with or is acquired by a foreign...
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded. Jurors reached the unanimous verdict in a terrorism financing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he'll announce new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes. Lew says so-called "tax inversions" are an unfair practice and a glaring loophole in the U.S. tax code...