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BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An 85-foot Norway spruce that belonged to a central Pennsylvania family of "Christmas elves" will serve as Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree this year. Workers cut down the 13-ton tree and a crane hoisted it onto a trailer Wednesday morning for the 155-...
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say graphic online photos that appear to show a slain woman before her body was found are possible evidence for detectives investigating her death. Kitsap County sheriff's Deputy Scott Wilson says he saw the disturbing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of them have hiked across a hundred or more countries. Others have dived deep into the oceans off every continent. One member of the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles has walked on the moon, while another rode a crashed airplane to the ground and walked...
PARIS (AP) — The top diplomats for France and the United States are urging Iran to prove that its nuclear program is peaceful, as time runs out on Tehran's negotiations with world powers. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius maintained...
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities are investigating the killing of a woman found dead in her apartment and graphic photos online that purport to show her body. The images were posted before authorities learned of the death Tuesday in Port Orchard, a city...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — And so it begins. Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party's top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton. And by the end of the night, the GOP had claimed victories in Senate contests and governor...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With sweeping victories that exceeded their own sky-high expectations, the GOP has dealt President Barack Obama and Democrats the most devastating electoral defeat of his presidency. Their prize is full control of Congress, and with it, the power to shape the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a child, Mitch McConnell contracted and largely beat polio. He was student president in high school, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky law school. He's never lost a general election and has spent 30 years in the Senate scaling...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rolled in a series of races Tuesday to seize control of the Senate, the biggest prize in the midterm elections. This, while seeing two vulnerable GOP governors defeat their challengers in marquee races in Wisconsin and Florida and building an even...