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BOSTON (AP) — Religious leaders in snowbound New England are beginning to ask themselves how on Earth their houses of worship will make ends meet after all these acts of God. Churches, synagogues and mosques report attendance is down at services, as poorly timed winter storms...
NEW YORK (AP) — The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students wore keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while another sat draped in the Israeli flag. It was time for a ritual that has become increasingly commonplace on many American college campuses: A...
DALLAS (AP) — Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma on Saturday left highways slick and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Transportation officials and the National Weather Service warned travelers to stay...
CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania. Local officials stung by a recent decision to ban natural gas fracking have raised the idea of redrawing the Keystone...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — As drug overdoses left two Wesleyan students fighting for their lives, witnesses helped investigators quickly identify the suspects: The drug-dealing was an open secret, according to court documents, even as the university has gotten tougher on drug...
TROY, Ohio (AP) — Two teenage sisters died and two other children were hospitalized after a relative found all four unresponsive Friday from a suspected carbon monoxide leak in their western Ohio home, officials said. Sisters Dionanna Bishop, 14, and Dejah Bishop, 13, died in an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot. Just three days after saying sexually explicit material would be banned from public Blogger forum sites, Google is backing down. Faced with "a ton of feedback," Google said Friday that it instead will "step up...
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's December announcement that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes. They were reluctant given the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot. Just three days after saying sexually explicit material would be banned from public Blogger forum sites, Google is backing down. Faced with "a ton of feedback," Google said Friday that it instead will "step up...