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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The beat goes on outside the Niagara Falls bistro, Wine on Third. And on and on and on and on. What sounds to be a marching band rendition of the University of Iowa fight song plays on a grating loop all evening, every evening from a vacant building...
It seemed too good to be true: An old wooden desk carved with the initials "JFK" from the private school in Connecticut where John F. Kennedy studied as a boy. That's because it was. The desk was the centerpiece of a new exhibition in November at the John F. Kennedy Presidential...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio denied he was micromanaging his image last year when his lawyers issued a sweeping mandate to review all public records requests that could "reflect directly on the mayor." But the first batch of more than 50 requests forwarded...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last May. Canadian...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to help pay the water bills of Flint residents facing an emergency over the city's lead-contaminated water supply. Snyder will brief Flint officials and pastors about the plan Wednesday and...
DALLAS (AP) — Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The unidentified person had not...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer whose bloody beating of a motorist was captured on dashcam video was sentenced to at least 13 months in prison Tuesday, with the judge rebuking him for "Dirty Harry tactics" but still handing down a punishment significantly below the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers abandoned efforts to strengthen protections for lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people on Tuesday, opting not to vote on a measure designed to restore the state's reputation following a national boycott over a religious objections law...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's highest court has delayed the execution of a condemned inmate, just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court found flaws in the way the state sentences people to death. Florida's justices provided no reasoning for their decision Tuesday, but earlier...