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WASHINGTON (AP) — Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer less than two years after he was diagnosed. Beau Biden was 46. The younger Biden, who suffered a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday morning and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below, causing minor injuries to 10 people, officials said. Police said the call came in around 10:45 a.m...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer won't see you next Sunday when CBS' "Face the Nation" airs with a new lineup of politicians and pundits. He moderated his final broadcast Sunday after 24 years, ending a journalism career that started at age 20 at a radio station in Fort Worth,...
BOSTON (AP) — If there were an Olympic medal for acrimony, Boston would take the gold. The debate over the city's embattled bid to host the 2024 Summer Games has featured F-bombs at public hearings, shouting matches and online abuse in both directions. Regardless of whether the...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at an office building in Manhattan broke free and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below. Ten people including two construction workers were injured, but none of the injuries...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A bitter struggle for control over the nation's oldest synagogue goes to trial this week, with lawyers saying they may use more than 1,000 exhibits dating as far back as 1733. The congregation that worships at the 250-year-old Touro Synagogue in Newport says...
SEATTLE (AP) — With Washington state experiencing the worst mountain snowpack in decades and a drought emergency declared two weeks ago, farmers, growers and wildlife managers are preparing for a tough summer as conditions are expected to worsen. Some farmers and irrigators are...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer won't see you next Sunday when CBS' "Face the Nation" airs with a new lineup of politicians and pundits. He's just moderated his final broadcast after 24 years. It's retirement time, ending a journalism career that started at age 20 at a radio...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For a conservative state, Nebraska lawmakers had a rather liberal-leaning list of accomplishments this legislative session. But by the time lawmakers adjourned last week, they had repealed the death penalty, legalized licenses for certain immigrants brought...