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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma legislators have been raising thousands of dollars from lobbyists at lavish fundraisers during a special session limping into its eighth week, yet they've failed to make much progress toward plugging a $215 million hole in the state budget. The...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept. Leeann Tweeden posted the allegations on the...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Los Angeles radio host says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The host says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept. Leeann Tweeden accuses Minnesota's Franken in an essay on the website...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For over a decade, Charles Crenshaw has been paying his ex-wife tens of thousands of dollars annually in alimony. The now-retired engineer is hoping to renegotiate the agreement for lower payments, but he's waiting first to see what comes of a tax reform...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says mass killer Charles Manson is alive Thursday. Department press secretary Vicky Waters says in an email to The Associated Press that she is precluded by federal and state...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has been reviewing prosecutors' claims that a former South American soccer official motioned across his neck in a slashing motion as its star witnesses testified at his bribery trial. U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen has been scrutinizing video...
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat — unaware that he was being poisoned. A thick, green scum coated western Lake Erie. And Steele, a semipro angler, was sickened by it. Driving home to...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — It's not ironic, but intentional. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union general who won the Civil War and later the presidency, is back in Mississippi in a way few would have imagined not long ago. His new presidential library opens this month at a university in...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — It's not ironic, but intentional. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union general who won the Civil War and later the presidency, is back in Mississippi in a way few would have imagined not long ago. His new presidential library opens this month at a university in...