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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of American life will be temporary. Biden spoke Sunday to graduates at...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington's district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. A hospital is struggling after lawmakers axed a fund for uncompensated care. Beyond the cuts...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow. The circus' last show of three scheduled Sunday at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, is...
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — When the Islamic Institute of America bought a Baptist church, the plan initially was to remove the pews — until the mosque's leader objected, in part because he saw keeping the benches as a way of showing Islam's compatibility with its sister...
Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning. The rapper and the electronic dance duo the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each. The early winners announced Sunday by dick clark productions...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that New Orleans has removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them? The city will receive proposals from groups that want to take three of the monuments — the last is tied up in legal...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The USS Frank E. Evans was participating in a nighttime training exercise in the South...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The USS Frank E. Evans was participating in a nighttime training exercise in the South...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case. The jury must decide if the 79-year-old actor drugged and molested a Temple University women's basketball...