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NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton gave Jon Stewart no hints about whether she will run for president, but acknowledged during Tuesday's taping of "The Daily Show" that the speculation surrounding her possible candidacy has become "a cottage industry." Stewart introduced...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community. Denton City Council...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday morning to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community after eight hours of public testimony. Denton City Council members...
DENVER (AP) — Israeli forward Noach Miller is leading his team on quite a run at the world lacrosse championships, even if his mind is thousands of miles away. His squad, the one formed only four years ago, advanced to the quarterfinals with a 15-1 win over Germany on Tuesday...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in downtown...
PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. (AP) — Ax throwing is encouraged in lumberjack class. It's also OK to dump your classmate in the lake — as long as you're both frantically trying to stay upright on a floating log. The annual Adirondack Woodsmen's School is being held this summer amid the tall...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's tabloid newspapers next week are easy to imagine: a photo of a nightmarish traffic jam caused by a strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad juxtaposed with a shot of Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) vacationing on an Italian beach...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday refused to halt the execution of a Missouri inmate accused of killing three people in 1995, but defense attorneys said they were continuing to fight in the courts and had requested a stay at the district court level. Defense...
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — An atheist cited the freedoms promoted by the Founding Fathers as he delivered the opening invocation Tuesday at a town meeting in a community whose leaders won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the right to start their gatherings with a prayer. "On...