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DETROIT (AP) — Kid Rock says he's not running for U.S. Senate in Michigan. Kid Rock told SiriusXM host Howard Stern, "Are you kidding me?" during an expletive-laden interview Tuesday. The Detroit-area rocker has been teasing the public for months. At a Sept. 12 concert, Kid Rock...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Weitz, a retired NASA astronaut who commanded the first flight of the space shuttle Challenger and also piloted the Skylab in the early 1970s, has died. He was 85. Weitz died at his retirement home in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday, said Laura...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolinas have some cleaning up to do after being slammed by severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and flooding and possible tornadoes that flipped tractor-trailers and small planes, broke storefront windows and pushed one house off its foundation. At...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolinas have some cleaning up to do after being slammed by severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and flooding and possible tornadoes that flipped tractor-trailers and small planes, broke storefront windows and pushed one house off its foundation. At...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades. A Government...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fears of a serial killer have police in Tampa escorting children to school in one neighborhood near downtown, and a city bus changed its usual route. Three people have been shot to death in the past two weeks within a 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) radius in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's transit agency is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is phasing out its MetroCard in favor of something more modern. An MTA committee on Monday approved a $573 million contract for a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In some parts of America, it's parkas and pumpkins. In Southern California, it's scorching sidewalks, tinder-dry hillsides and possibly the hottest start to the World Series ever recorded. A day after temperatures topped 100 degrees all over the region,...