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NEW YORK (AP) — New York collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent on a nearly half-billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance artist's "Salvator Mundi" sold for $450 million (380 million euros) during a record...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six mainly Muslim countries, North Korea and Venezuela is now fully operational. The announcement follows the Supreme Court's decision earlier this week to allow enforcement of the ban...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent on a nearly half-billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance artist's "Salvator Mundi" sold for $450 million (380 million euros) during a record...
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found. It was the largest experiment so far to use these tests, called liquid biopsies , for breast...
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow fell across parts of the Deep South early Friday, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly. The forecast called for a mix of rain and snow across several Deep South...
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow was falling before dawn Friday in parts of north Georgia, causing Southerners to panic and rush toward the grocery store even as forecasters predicted any accumulations would melt quickly. The forecast called for a wintry mix of precipitation across several...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's updated travel ban is headed back to a federal appeals court in Virginia. Thirteen judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be asked to decide if the ban violates the constitution by discriminating against Muslims, as...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Efforts to prosecute the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and four co-defendants are stalled in part over a lingering issue Americans haven't yet resolved: torture. Interrogators at secret CIA prisons repeatedly slammed Ammar al Baluchi's...
NEWKIRK, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announcement that it was conducting biosecurity drills in the Oklahoma farming town of Newkirk was tucked among the local weekly newspaper's classified ads. The notice mentioned a "low level outdoor release of inert...