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NEW YORK (AP) — A former state Senate leader and his son were granted new trials Tuesday in a corruption case that roiled a scandal-ridden statehouse. The New York lawmaker is the latest in a series of powerful politicians whose convictions unraveled because of a recent Supreme...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 150 years after he was killed on the streets of his adopted hometown, Octavius Valentine Catto was honored by a crowd of hundreds gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday for the unveiling of a statue in his honor. The honor is the first such named tribute...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were granted new trials Tuesday in their corruption case, with a federal appeals court citing a Supreme Court ruling that has already unraveled convictions of other powerful politicians. The court found...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday to survey damage caused by Hurricane Maria. Trump announced the visit after the administration was criticized for the pace of its response to widespread damage on the Caribbean island that is home...
Thousands of visitors abandoned their vacation plans and left North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Maria as it moved northward in the Atlantic, churning up surf and possible flooding. The hurricane that battered the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico last week has weakened...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of a young Ohioan who was detained in North Korea for more than a year and died soon after being released said Tuesday he was "jerking violently," howling, and "staring blankly" when he returned home on a medical flight. Fred and Cindy Warmbier...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. The coaches work at Oklahoma State, Auburn University, Arizona and the University of Southern California. They were among 10 people charged...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of a young Ohioan who was detained for more than a year and died soon after being released by North Korea are describing his condition when he arrived home as they blast "terrorists" they say tortured him. Fred and Cindy Warmbier (WARM'-beer) talked...
With the latest Republican health care overhaul teetering near collapse, one group in particular is watching with heightened anxiety. The debate in Congress is personal for many of those who gained coverage through Medicaid in the 31 states that expanded the program under former...