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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On a May morning in 1990, Marlene Warren answered her front door in an upscale Florida suburb to find a clown in an orange wig, red nose and white face paint handing her carnations and foil balloons. "How pretty!" she exclaimed. The clown then pulled...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A few tiny herds of African antelope have a new home on ranges in New Orleans, and zookeepers hope they will take advantage of the extra space away from curious crowds of humans to relax and reproduce. The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife breeding center has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressman shot in June at a baseball practice is returning to work at the Capitol after three months in the hospital and at a rehabilitation facility. That's the word from Majority Whip Steve Scalise's office. The Louisiana Republican will vote Thursday...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a conference on school choice at Harvard University. Some Harvard students plan to protest outside her speech Thursday. They say they're protesting DeVos' decision last week to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will waive federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter Thursday that President Donald Trump has "authorized the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers from New York and New Jersey are introducing legislation Thursday to force federal transportation officials to implement a rule to test train engineers for sleep apnea. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and New Jersey U.S. Sen...
DENVER (AP) — The man who opened fire on a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver in 2012, killing 12 people and wounding 70 others, is being housed at a facility in Pennsylvania, the Federal Bureau of Prisons disclosed Thursday. James Holmes' location had been a tightly held...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has invited experts and people affected by addiction to opioids to the White House for a listening session and discussion about the epidemic. The first lady is hosting Thursday's event in the State Dining Room and has invited journalists to attend...
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Maria was finally racing east in the Atlantic on Thursday, giving the United States a rest from the constant threat of tropical weather for more than a month. No injuries have been reported on the U.S. mainland with Maria, which mainly lashed North Carolina's...