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ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — When it came time to pick a college, Abby Slusher leaned toward a private school near her southeastern Michigan home for the small campus and class sizes. Her mother pushed Adrian College for another reason: A new program guaranteeing every graduate would...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pair of Philadelphia transit police officers rushed onto a downtown subway train on Christmas and helped make a special delivery: a baby boy. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Sgt. Daniel Caban and Officer Darrell James joined the delivery-...
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — When it came time to pick a college, Abby Slusher leaned toward a private school near her southeastern Michigan home for the small campus and class sizes. Her mother pushed Adrian College for another reason: A new program guaranteeing every graduate would...
KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the sixth day of their holiday vacation in Hawaii on Thursday: — SUNNY CHRISTMAS MORNING: The Obama family gathered in their Kailua rental home to open Christmas gifts and sing carols, the White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the nearly six years Barack Obama has been president. Now, the White House chef also is hanging it up. Sam Kass has been a fixture at the executive...
KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the sixth day of their holiday vacation in Hawaii on Thursday: — SUNNY CHRISTMAS MORNING: The Obama family gathered in their Kailua rental home to open Christmas gifts and sing carols, the White...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. traveler detained for months in East Timor has been released from prison. Stacey Addison, 41, of Portland was arrested in September shortly after crossing the border into the Southeast Asia nation. The veterinarian was sharing a taxi with a stranger...
HONOLULU (AP) — A rare blizzard that dusted two island mountaintops gave tourists and residents in Hawaii a white Christmas. The blizzard has eased, but strong winds are blowing the snow around on two Big Island summits. While snow on the mountains is common, a blizzard is...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees. "They'll eat the pine needles and leave the skeleton of the tree," said Thomas, a longtime volunteer firefighter who has...