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CHICAGO (AP) — The federal indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is as notable for the details it excludes as for the allegations that the longtime high school teacher and wrestling coach agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to an unidentified person from his...
Vice President Joe Biden's son Beau Biden died Saturday of brain cancer nearly two years after he was first diagnosed. He was 46. Here are some reactions to his death: ___ "Michelle and I humbly pray for the good Lord to watch over Beau Biden, and to protect and comfort his...
CHICAGO (AP) — The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago, new research shows. Radiation and chemotherapy...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Christian college in suburban Chicago has removed the name of former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert from an academic research center. Wheaton College announced Sunday that what had been known as the J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer less than two years after he was diagnosed. Beau Biden was 46. The younger Biden, who suffered a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday morning and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below, causing minor injuries to 10 people, officials said. Police said the call came in around 10:45 a.m...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer won't see you next Sunday when CBS' "Face the Nation" airs with a new lineup of politicians and pundits. He moderated his final broadcast Sunday after 24 years, ending a journalism career that started at age 20 at a radio station in Fort Worth,...
BOSTON (AP) — If there were an Olympic medal for acrimony, Boston would take the gold. The debate over the city's embattled bid to host the 2024 Summer Games has featured F-bombs at public hearings, shouting matches and online abuse in both directions. Regardless of whether the...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at an office building in Manhattan broke free and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below. Ten people including two construction workers were injured, but none of the injuries...