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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a fifth death is being attributed to an unrelenting lake-effect snowstorm that has blanketed parts of western New York. Erie County authorities said Wednesday that a 46-year-old man has been found dead in his vehicle, which was buried in snow...
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver. The action Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers driver's side...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces demolished the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly October attack, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised strict measures to deal with a rising wave of violence in the area. The demolition in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. "I look...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had been suffering from a massive tumor and drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico had the growth removed after a long surgery, a church said Tuesday. In a statement,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billy Joel is feeling the love again in the nation's capital as he receives a national pop music prize one year after the "Piano Man" was awarded the Kennedy Center Honors. The Library of Congress on Wednesday is honoring the singer and songwriter behind "New...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh. The Cornell University electrical and computer engineering professor is a digital art detective, able to unlock the mysteries of a work's age and authenticity by analyzing its...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. Metro Shooting Supplies, in...