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WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report finds that among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued its most comprehensive report on Hispanic health, drawing from earlier...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A convicted killer who escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, was briefly in custody in West Virginia in 1975 and then disappeared for decades has been tracked down in Florida, where he'd been living under an assumed name, authorities said Tuesday. The 79...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year. A new report by the agency's inspector general says the credits were issued to more than 3.6 million taxpayers in 2012. Most of the credits went...
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side-by-side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France could sell for more than $40 million at auction Tuesday evening. "The Allee of Alyscamps" is being offered at Sotheby's impressionist and...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A cleanup proposal for a Montana town where thousands have been sickened by asbestos exposure calls for leaving some of the dangerous material in place rather than removing it. Details on the final cleanup plan for Libby, Montana, are to be released...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer...
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Canadian government was in court Tuesday morning seeking to block the release on bail of a former Guantanamo Bay inmate while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States. Omar Khadr's release from prison could come as early as...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The target of a federal terror investigation was one of two suspects in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, and the Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack. An audio statement on...