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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...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby's upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations that the famed entertainer sexually assaulted women. In a brief statement late Tuesday, the company said the scheduled Nov. 27...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's the kind of seminar that ambitious civil servant Leslie Knope of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" would have circled on her calendar months in advance. At the annual New Jersey State League of Municipal Governments convention there are seminars on the...
A coalition of companies and aid groups announced plans Tuesday to test experimental drugs and collect blood plasma from Ebola survivors to treat new victims of the disease in West Africa. Plasma from survivors contains antibodies, substances the immune system makes to fight the...
The storm that has stranded motorists on a western New York highway is far from the first to do so. Some other examples in recent years of many motorists being stranded on the same highway during a snowstorm: ___ DOWNTOWN CHICAGO, 2011 A fierce snowstorm caught between 900 and 1...