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NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers of all ages and races have gathered outside a New York City funeral home to pay their respects to the Mario Cuomo. The line outside the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Avenue stretched more than a block. Vice President Joe Biden was among...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says whether Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') keeps his House Republican leadership position "says a lot about who they are." Scalise has been under fire over revelations that he gave a speech to a white supremacist group 12 years ago...
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon. Flu was widespread in 43 states and flu activity was intense in most of them during the week of Christmas, according to the latest figures issued Monday by the Centers...
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Soft laughter rippled through the audience in an Iowa church meeting room when a woman punctuated her question to the keynote speaker, Bernie Sanders, with, "when you're president." The reaction was a gentle acknowledgment that the Vermont senator, whose...
CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Rauner became a Republican rock star when he unseated a Democratic governor in left-leaning Illinois, pledging to run Barack Obama's home state in the mold of GOP darlings Scott Walker and Mitch Daniels. But as he takes office this month, many are wondering...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who brandished what appeared to be a handgun but was actually an air gun after they told him to leave a restricted parking lot outside a San Francisco police station. Police hit the 32-year-old man three times Sunday evening...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown is asking a federal court to remove a lifetime order that prevents jurors from discussing the case. The American Civil Liberties Union filed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors in the United States say two men have been charged with conspiring to help overthrow the government in the tiny West African nation of Gambia. The Justice Department says both are in custody and are expected to make court appearances later...
DETROIT (AP) — Buoyed by a resurgent economy, holiday sales, cheap gasoline and a love affair with pickup trucks, Americans headed to car dealers in droves last month, pushing full-year sales to what's likely to be the highest level since 2006. Fiat Chrysler, Nissan, Honda and...