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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations. "I would pack your patience," said Robert Sinclair Jr., of AAA New York. The storm, forecast to dump rain along...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision. The Associated Press was not able to confirm the...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing. Less than two years ago, party leaders declared that the GOP "must embrace and champion immigration reform" to grow. But now, as President Obama issued a sweeping immigration order, some of the...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — One of two registered sex offenders charged with raping and killing four California women confessed to a police detective after his arrest earlier this year, testimony from a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday revealed. Steven Dean Gordon, 45, also...
NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day. Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnight and same-day options that will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers. During a White House ceremony, Obama...
DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit said Monday it needs more time to wrap up critical deals with creditors before it will be ready to officially emerge from bankruptcy. A judge had signed off on Detroit's reorganization plan on Nov. 7, but didn't specify a formal end date...
CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities. The spotlight during Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez's sentencing in federal court...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team. Hagel...