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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will again try to sell the world's most expensive lunch this week to raise money for a San Francisco charity that helps the poor and homeless. Over the past 15 years, Buffett's lunch auction has raised $17.9 million for the Glide...
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — It's a 122-year-old stage that has played host to soaring speeches, debates and musical performances from such luminaries as Susan B. Anthony, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert F. Kennedy and Duke Ellington. But the biggest debate now at the Chautauqua...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says a new federal rule regulating small streams and wetlands will protect the drinking water of more than 117 million people in the country. Not so, insist Republicans. They say the rule is a massive government overreach that could...
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry was helicoptered to a Swiss hospital Sunday after a bike crash outside of Geneva, where he had been holding nuclear talks with Iran's foreign minister. Kerry suffered a likely leg injury, but did not lose consciousness, State...
GENEVA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is stable condition in a Swiss hospital after suffering a leg injury in a bike crash. Kerry was flown to Hospital University Geneva and is being evaluated. The secretary's spokesman said paramedics and a doctor were with Kerry's...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity. When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the younger...
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — Her electronic waste is someone else's treasure. A recycling center in the Silicon Valley is looking for a woman who dropped off an old Apple computer that turned out to be a collectible item worth $200,000. The computer was inside boxes of electronics...
NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent bright spring morning, students admitted to the Barnard College Class of 2019 gathered on campus. As blue-and-white balloons fluttered in the breeze, the prospective freshmen attended panels and lunched on the lawn, chatting animatedly with current...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92. Perry died Saturday surrounded by his family at his Salt Lake City home, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. Perry was diagnosed with...