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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in Washington: Many...
The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow with nearly $4 billion in spending, but the region still lags in key measures of educational, economic and physical well-being, according to a new study. The exhaustive report...
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old woman, plump and...
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson says he's disappointed in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying he doesn't think President Barack Obama loves the United States. Johnson tells CNN's "State of the Union" that Giuliani's words are "very regrettable." Johnson...
DENVER (AP) — Coloradans took to cross-country skis, snowshoes and sleds on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on some areas, breaking some local records and forcing churches to close. Dozens of churches canceled services in the Denver area Sunday, leaving...
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old woman, plump and...
RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — Security personnel have regained control of a South Texas prison where inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility. The private contractor that operates the Willacy County Correctional Center for the U.S...
BOSTON (AP) — With her arm around the young man's back, she gives him a gentle pat and leans in to whisper something to him. Judy Clarke could be his mother, with this simple, comforting gesture, but she is not. She is a defense lawyer and he is accused of bombing the Boston...