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BOSTON (AP) — The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham has urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common to vote in the November election. The Rev. Franklin Graham told the noontime prayer rally that he was not taking sides in the presidential race, and didn't mention...
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes. It's the latest push by a city that has led...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans. The Chinese have been regulars along the resort corridor for decades. Now, officials...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty Democratic senators are demanding answers about steep price hikes for the life-saving EpiPen injector device. The senators said in a letter to the CEO of pharmaceutical company that makes the devices, Mylan N.V., that price hikes of more than 500 percent...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Invasive weeds have long threatened to erode dunes on a portion of the Chicago lakefront, but the area recently had to contend with a virtual invasion: "Pokemon Go" characters. The game sends players into the real world in search of digital monsters that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors. Andreas Lubitz was...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that he plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to try to make amends for leaving an obscene voicemail message and that he isn't ruling out resigning. Speaking on WVOM-FM radio, LePage apologized for the tirade...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys is paying tribute to the record executive who offered her a recording contract more than 15 years ago at her charity's annual black-tie event. Music mogul Clive Davis will receive the humanitarian award at the 13th annual Black Ball on Oct. 19 in New...
NEW YORK (AP) — A teen who was raped during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school says she's no longer ashamed or afraid and plans to be a voice for others. Chessy Prout spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show about what...