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NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died. Her niece says Douglas died Thursday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, near her hometown of Zachary. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer,...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a young Utah man killed by police while wielding a samurai sword filed a civil rights lawsuit Friday against the officers and the city that employs them. The federal lawsuit seeks more than $2 million in damages, said family attorney Robert...
STANTON, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people packed into state offices and waited in hours-long lines Friday as California began issuing driver's licenses to the nation's largest population of immigrants in the country illegally. Braving near-freezing temperatures, immigrants...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of America is about to get the Arctic shivers. Meteorologists are confidently forecasting frigid polar air will plunge south into the northern plains, Midwest and then the East Coast from next Tuesday through Thursday. The Midwest should see temperatures...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league pitcher from Queens championed the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment as well...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican civil defense official says searchers have found the body of an American man who went missing in rugged mountains in central Mexico four days ago after going on a hike. Carlos Mandujano says a search team found the lifeless body of Hari Simran Singh...
HONOLULU (AP) — The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday, targeting the North's defense industry and spy service in an attempt to punish Pyongyang for a crippling cyberattack against Sony. The sanctions marked the first public act of retribution by the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, according to court papers filed Friday. Prosecutors said Paul Ciancia acted intentionally in the killing of an airport...