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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas State University spokesman says students working on a video project sparked a report of armed men near the student union that led to a lockdown of its Jonesboro campus. Spokesman Bill Smith says the students have been located and talked to, and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million. The New York Democrat is pushing President Barack Obama to reconsider the cuts. Schumer notes that the cuts...
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Pope Francis urged Mexicans to shun the devil and resist the temptations of wealth and corruption Sunday as he celebrated a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people in this drug- and violence-riddled city on the outskirts of Mexico's capital. "Let...
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State University has lifted a lockdown of its Jonesboro campus that followed reports of armed men near the student union. The university lifted the lockdown about an hour after it took effect after school and city police determined there was no...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Jeb Bush says it doesn't matter to him whether Senate Republicans vote on a Supreme Court nominee President Barack Obama may send to Capitol...
CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) — Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment. That day may soon be here...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes, a project that could provide an alternative strategy to a Nevada repository plan that was halted in 2010. The five-year...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Jeb Bush says it doesn't matter to him whether Senate Republicans vote on any Supreme Court nominee President Barack Obama may send to Capitol...
DENVER (AP) — When sisters Caroline Clark and Dianne Rissman set up their quilt shop in the house on their family farm in Iowa 2004, vendors they would call about fabric or thread would helpfully tell them it would be easier to order on line. "And we'd say, 'Yeah, it would, if...