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NEW YORK (AP) — The remains of a soldier missing in action since World War II have been identified and will be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, a Department of Defense office said Wednesday. Army Pfc. Bernard Gavrin, who was from Brooklyn, was 29...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars, a person familiar with the company's plans said Wednesday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because...
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Three people in their 80s were found dead in two homes on a suburban street in New Jersey after a man shot his wife, brother-in-law and himself, authorities said. It's not clear what led to the shootings early Wednesday in Hasbrouck Heights, a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff's last surviving son, died of cancer on Wednesday, years after turning his father in and insisting he had been duped like the rest of the world into believing history's most notorious Ponzi king was an honest financier. Andrew Madoff...
NEW YORK (AP) — The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger over a reclined seat sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette says he's embarrassed by the way the confrontation unfolded and that he regrets his behavior. But don't expect James Beach to...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are investigating whether a man arrested Wednesday in an assault at a motel in the north part of the city was involved an earlier shooting that killed three and critically wounded two on the south side of town. The shootings Tuesday...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday unveiled a new collection that features some of the faith's most treasured artifacts, including a page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript written by founder Joseph Smith. The "Foundations...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages, as well as the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states. U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman's ruling Wednesday broke a string of 20-plus court wins for...
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says America will follow the terrorists who have killed two journalists "to the gates of hell." Speaking at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, Biden said Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group responsible for...