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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On the airwaves of a popular Navajo radio station, President Barack Obama greets listeners with the Navajo word "Ya'at'eeh" and implores tribal members to get out and vote for Democrats. The party is trying hard to hang on to the seat held by U.S. Rep...
WASHINGTON (AP) — California congressmen Mike Honda and Tom McClintock have never apologized for their strong partisan leanings and are not about to start now. Honda, one of Congress' most liberal lawmakers, and McClintock, one of its most conservative, face challengers from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. In a complaint filed Thursday in federal court, the Federal Trade Commission alleged that the company...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a debt plan by Stockton, California, one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to reorganize more than $900 million in long-term debt and put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind it...
BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement that Menino died in the company of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — California congressmen Mike Honda and Tom McClintock have never apologized for their strong partisan leanings and are not about to start now. Honda, one of Congress' most liberal lawmakers, and McClintock, one of its most conservative, face challengers from...
CHICAGO (AP) — A man whose confession had helped free a death row inmate has been released from an Illinois prison after he recanted and a judge vacated his conviction. The case was instrumental in the campaign to end capital punishment in Illinois. Alstory Simon left the...
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper. Officials in rural Barrett Township canceled Friday's Halloween ritual and the 50th...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing two people inside the building and injuring at least four others, officials said. Only the pilot was on the plane, but it wasn't...