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LOS ANGELES (AP) — They have climbed the world's highest mountains and stood atop the North Pole, but women still can't join the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles. The venerable LA institution decided Thursday night to uphold a 93-year-old tradition and remain a "gentlemen-only...
SEATTLE (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation, a ruse the news organization says could undermine its credibility. In a letter Thursday to The New York Times, Comey said the agent "portrayed...
LONDON (AP) — As the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, here are a few key numbers to get a handle on the epidemic: 13,042 and 4,818: According to an update this week from the World Health Organization, there have been 13,042 Ebola cases and 4,818...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just after a midterm election that was driven by voters' anxiety about the U.S. economy, the government is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain. Employers are expected to have added 230,000 jobs in October, according to economists surveyed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's billion-dollar question: whether President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans can really make nice and forestall ever-greater dysfunction in a new era of divided government. The first clues will come when the president breaks bread...
Timeline in the abduction of a woman from a Philadelphia street, and her rescue three days later in Maryland, based on FBI affidavit: __ NOV. 2, 9:40 p.m.: Nursing assistant Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, is grabbed while walking along a Philadelphia street, and struggles to...
PHOENIX (AP) — For a time, Shanesha Taylor was an Internet sensation. She was the mother who — despite leaving her children in a sweltering car during a job interview — attracted sympathy from around the nation with a tear-stained mug shot. She received $114,000 in donations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just after a midterm election that was driven by voters' anxiety about the U.S. economy, the government is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain. Employers are expected to have added 230,000 jobs in October, according to economists surveyed...
One side was euphoric, the other dismayed, but both foes and supporters of same-sex marriage swiftly turned their attention to the U.S. Supreme Court after an against-the-grain appeals court ruling upheld bans or restrictions on gay marriage in four states. The 2-1 ruling...