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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters as they begin casting ballots in this year's midterm elections, but nothing matters to American voters as much the economy...
DENVER (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship. The students and teachers are protesting possible changes to...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found with her mother in Mexico, and that the mother is now facing charges in the U.S. The FBI says 17-year-old Sabrina Allen was found Tuesday night in Mexico City. She was reported...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case involving Tab Bonidy, a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say three people died who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. But what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear. A Rhode island child died last week after suffering both a bacterial infection...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease. Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles said Wednesday that the students were in school this...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The race for Wisconsin governor has all the appearances of a typical campaign, with attack ads airing and candidates arguing their proposals. There's just one complication. For nearly everyone in Wisconsin, the only issue is Scott Walker. And almost every...
CALUMET, Okla. (AP) — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic...