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NEW YORK (AP) — New York's biggest subway hub opened Sunday in lower Manhattan — a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority inaugurated the $1.4 billion Fulton Center, a transit complex where many subway...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of two Brown University students who reported rapid intoxication followed by memory loss after drinking punch at a fraternity party tested positive for a date-rape drug, a university official announced in a campus-wide email. The email sent late...
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Nature and a multimillion dollar rock pile built in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill have healed a large barrier island nine years after it was sliced in two by Hurricane Katrina. Katrina swamped Alabama's narrow Dauphin Island in 2005,...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mother is home and tending to her new infant less than a month after surviving without a pulse for 45 minutes following complications from a routine cesarean section. A spokesman for Boca Raton Regional Hospital told The Associated Press on...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — When 61-year-old Glen Turley lost his job as a coal company truck driver, he did what many people his age shudder to consider: He went back to school to find a new career. Turley took advantage of free classes offered to laid off miners and got certified...
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Sergio Garcia is a civil litigation lawyer in California who represents clients in car accidents. He doesn't practice immigration law, which Garcia says surprises many people because of his high-profile battle to become the first known immigrant in the...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets. The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on their legs in the last decade has led researchers to discover hummingbirds can live longer than 10 years as opposed to the two or three once thought likely. And...
DETROIT (AP) — The largest U.S. city to endure bankruptcy has exited insolvency $7 billion lighter in debt, but the effects of civic neglect linger for many in Detroit who still fall asleep to echoes of gunfire and awake surrounded by blocks and blocks of abandoned houses. A...
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Sergio Garcia is a civil litigation lawyer in California who represents clients in car accidents. He doesn't practice immigration law, which Garcia says surprises many people because of his high-profile battle to become the first known immigrant in the...