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WASHINGTON (AP) — Piers Sellers, a climate scientist and former astronaut who gained fame late in life for his eloquent commentary about the earth's fragility and his own cancer diagnosis, has died. He was 61. Sellers died Friday morning in Houston of pancreatic cancer, NASA...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A widely shared story claiming President Barack Obama ordered a ban on Christmas cards sent to the military is not true. The story appeared Dec. 12 on the website tdtalliance using banners and logos from Fox News . The network never aired such a story. Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities warned local law enforcement authorities across the nation Friday that Islamic State sympathizers are continuing to call for attacks on churches and other holiday gathering sites. The warning was issued after a publicly available list of U.S...
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Members of an Indian tribe on Friday were in their fourth day of occupying their tribal government headquarters, because the chief they are trying to oust won't step down. Some members of a recently elected Narragansett Tribal Council said they took over...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Radio City Rockettes will be dancing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next month, but not everyone is kicking up their heels at the booking. One of the famed dancers took to Instagram to say she was "embarrassed and disappointed" by the gig,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It became clear to Javier Benavidez that Donald Trump would win the presidency around 2 a.m. after polls closed on Election Day. The Albuquerque activist had helped organize two anti-Trump protests in New Mexico and strongly opposed the Republican's...
ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — A small white house that belonged to the Minnesota man who abducted and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989 came crashing down Friday. Real estate developer Tim Thone bought Danny Heinrich's former home specifically to destroy it. While Heinrich...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Frustrated after seeing another candidate secure the presidency without winning the national popular vote, mostly Democratic lawmakers in several capitols want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College. In states...
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Members of an Indian tribe on Friday were in their fourth day of occupying their tribal government headquarters, because the chief they are trying to oust won't step down. Some members of a recently elected Narragansett Tribal Council said they took over...