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From a one room courthouse in rural Georgia to the Venice Beach lifeguard headquarters in Los Angeles, public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth. Control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships are at stake. Big-state Democratic...
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The woman who said she threw her 6-year-old son off a historic bridge in the coastal Oregon city of Newport has been arrested on murder and manslaughter charges. Police say 34-year-old Jillian Meredith McCabe of Seal Rock called 911 at 6:25 p.m. Monday to...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's big-ticket auctions of impressionist and modern art get underway Tuesday night. Among the blue chip offerings is a still life by Vincent van Gogh painted weeks before his death. There's also a rare sculpture by Alberto Giacometti that could set a...
There is hope mixed with cynicism and anger vying with optimism as Americans cast ballots across the country. Seventy-one-year-old Jim Brinley gave voice to the discontent of many Americans from a polling place in Louisville, Kentucky — fittingly casting his ballot at Our Mother...
From daybreak on, voters across the nation showcased the schisms in the American electorate. Construction worker Rebecca Cziryak was out at dawn Tuesday in New Jersey. She voted the Republican line and predicted that could mean more job sites in her future. "Believe it or not,...
HONOLULU (AP) — As slow-moving lava approached a cemetery in a rural Hawaii town, Aiko Sato placed flowers at the headstone of the family plot she's tended to over the years, thinking it would be the last time she would see it. "I made peace with myself," Sato said Monday of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there. Audio...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public campaigning gave way to the privacy of the voting booth Tuesday with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake. President Barack Obama, his approval ratings low, was not on the ballot midway through his second...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health Corp. reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings Tuesday as the pharmacy chain and medication plan provider benefited from increased use of generic drugs and specialty pharmaceuticals. CVS Health runs the nation's second-largest...