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NEW YORK (AP) — Mario Cuomo loved to tell the story of how his father, an immigrant from Italy, lost his business in the Wall Street Crash of 1929. "A broker jumped out the window and landed on his push cart," Cuomo explained. A joke, of course. Cuomo had a cutting sense of...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A white monocled cobra that briefly became a national celebrity after it roamed a Southern California neighborhood for several days in September now has a new name. The San Diego Zoo tells the Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms/1xEHdOj ) that the cobra will be...
ATLANTA (AP) — Fast food worker Caitlin Turowski had this much in common with high-paid CEOs: When she quit her job, she couldn't work for a competitor. Hired as a delivery driver for sandwich maker Jimmy John's and later made an assistant manager, Turowski said she signed a two...
CHICAGO (AP) — Snow, ice and rain fell Saturday in the Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S., a prelude to the Arctic temperatures due to settle in early next week. The mix of precipitation affected a swath from the Oklahoma Panhandle — where several inches of snow were in the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Snow, ice and rain fell Saturday in the Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S., a prelude to the Arctic temperatures due to settle in early next week. The mix of precipitation affected a swath from the Oklahoma Panhandle — where several inches of snow were in the...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sen. Jay Rockefeller and West Virginia were an odd mix at first — a Harvard-educated native New Yorker from one of the nation's richest families arriving in one of the poorest states. Through a half century of public service, he made it work. And as he...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mario Cuomo loved to tell the story of how his father, an immigrant from Italy, lost his business in the Wall Street Crash of 1929. "A broker jumped out the window and landed on his push cart," Cuomo explained. A joke, of course. Cuomo had a cutting sense of...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — It's doubtful they were aware, but the rioters who torched Juanita Morris' dress shop had strayed a couple of blocks beyond the Ferguson city limits and into the town of Dellwood. Such is the indiscriminate nature of rage. But walking amid the ashes of 28...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When it comes to parties, ringing in the new year has nothing on the swearing-in soirees for governors across the country. In Texas, organizers are hoping to raise $4 million to celebrate the incoming governor and are planning a concert headlined by Lady...