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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's beleaguered subway system will endure a year of rolling shutdowns and slowdowns in an effort to catch up on maintenance and improve safety and reliability. Metro's general manager, Paul Wiedefeld, said Friday that his plan calls for squeezing three...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The body of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed during combat in Iraq is returning to the United States. SEALs spokeswoman Lt. Beth Teach says the body of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV will arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware sometime Friday. Teach...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical." The last two weeks, though, have been anything but kind. Angry...
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Northeastern University's graduating class that their diversity makes them "Donald Trump's worst nightmare." Kerry is speaking to an estimated audience of 25,000 in Boston's TD Garden for the Northeastern commencement...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making Saturday night's prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. Interest and sales typically spike when the lack of a winner causes prizes to spiral upward. Here are some things...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning fire tore through a home in Syracuse on Friday, killing six members of the same family, including four children. Syracuse Fire Department officials said the blaze was reported around 3:50 a.m. at a home on the city's north side. When...
NEW YORK (AP) — A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary evening art auctions in New York next week. Many of the works are fresh to the market, like a group of Alexander Calder...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops. And don't name your child Isis. For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names, according to the Social Security Administration. That's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops. And don't name your child Isis. For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names, according to the Social Security Administration. That's...