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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials warned Monday the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon. The U.S. island territory did not make nearly $370 million of the payment...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a student during a burglary at a frat house near New Jersey Institute of Technology (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities have identified the New Jersey Institute of Technology student who was shot and killed during a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration. The semantic arguments over whether there are American "boots on the ground" muddy the view of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local): 9:15 a.m. CSX says 16 cars were involved in a derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, not the 15 it originally reported. CSX updated the number Monday following an...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks...
DETROIT (AP) — Most of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday after the teachers union urged members to call out sick following a weekend announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay its teachers starting this summer. District spokeswoman Michelle Zdrodowski said...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — On a recent Thursday, the staff at Sunny Vista Living Center in Colorado Springs bustled in the kitchen. The phone rang with a last minute order as Chris Willard tended to a large pot of Thai-style soup with fresh ginger, vegetables and thin-sliced...
NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino's universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York. The other is Austin Harig, a teenager from south...