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NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Averbach was seated on a packed commuter bus in Jerusalem in 2003 when a Hamas suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew set off an explosion that left the New Jersey native paralyzed. More than a decade later, Averbach's family — he died in 2010 — and...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A storm dumped an entire summer's worth of rain on parts of Long Island, leading to a fatal crash Wednesday and stranding drivers on roads flooded with door-handle-high water. A person died when an SUV was hit by a tractor-trailer at 4:40 a.m. on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — American victims of terror attacks in the Middle East want a Jordan-based bank to pay a price as well. A lawsuit filed in federal court in New York City in 2004 accused Arab Bank of helping Hamas finance a benefit plan for families of suicide bombers. The case is...
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A storm dumped an entire summer's worth of rain on parts of Long Island, stranding drivers in roads flooded with door-handle-high water on Wednesday. The staggering total, over 13 inches, was recorded from Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning at an...
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders. U.S. government...
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders. U.S. government...
MIAMI (AP) — Pop singer Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges over his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street race, two people involved in the case told The Associated Press. The two people said Tuesday that the 20-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning author. A giant of fashion. A friend of the Kennedys. One of the last survivors of Hollywood's studio age. A star...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The world's best Scrabble players are squaring off for the title of Scrabble champion, with the winner to be crowned in Buffalo. The 25th National Scrabble Championships began on Sunday with 525 players from 11 countries competing for the $10,000 top prize...