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MIAMI (AP) — Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have been sent to Uruguay to be resettled as refugees, the U.S. government announced Sunday — a deal that had been delayed for months by security concerns at the Pentagon and political considerations in the South...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be worth $40 billion? That is the figure that had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after Uber announced it had...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Advocates for sexual-assault victims say Rolling Stone's backpedaling from an explosive account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia doesn't change the fact that rape is a problem on college campuses and must be confronted - even as some...
Demonstrators around the country staged die-ins, blocked roadways and marched into stores to protest a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Tensions were already running high around the nation because...
WASHINGTON (AP) — New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would...
NEW YORK (AP) -- From American Eagle to Apple Stores, beacons are popping up everywhere. Are they a shopper's best friend or another pesky Big Brother monitoring our every move? The square or rectangular devices, smaller than a smartphone, can hang on a wall or be placed on a...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic journey 3,604 miles beyond Earth. The achievement opens a new era of human exploration aimed at putting people on Mars. The unmanned, 4½-hour test flight...