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WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has gone through a wrenching economic upheaval in recent years, but as he runs for governor, Mark Schauer hopes that one thing hasn't been lost: the power of an old-style populist appeal to rev up workers and get them to the polls to vote Democratic...
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is going through an economic upheaval, but Democrat Mark Schauer believes he can defeat Republican Gov. Rick Snyder by invoking the traditional populist themes of rich vs. poor. Schauer, a former congressman and state lawmaker, argues that Snyder...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The divers descended 410 feet into dark Mediterranean waters off Italy, their lights revealing the skeleton of a ship that sank thousands of years ago when Rome was a world power. A sea-crusted anchor rested on a rock. The ship's cargo lay scattered amid...
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl died two days after a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school, raising the death toll in the shooting to three, including the gunman who killed himself as a teacher tried to stop him. Gia Soriano died Sunday night,...
DALLAS (AP) — Of the nine people who have been treated for Ebola in the United States, only one has died. Family members of Thomas Eric Duncan, who was diagnosed with the virus in Dallas after arriving from Liberia, say he did not get all the help they wanted before he died Oct...
NEW YORK (AP) — State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation's top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are...
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The United States is pressing Arab nations and other allies to do more to counter the Islamic State group's slick propaganda campaign, with a top American envoy on Monday describing efforts to combat the extremist messages as a vital pillar in the fight to...
DALLAS (AP) — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask. Would his treatment include experimental drugs? Was a blood transfusion from a survivor an option?...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister. The Judicial Council of the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination ruled Monday that a Pennsylvania church...