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WASHINGTON (AP) — The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg returned to the White House on Thursday, more than 50 years after pleading unsuccessfully to spare her life, in a last-ditch appeal to President Barack Obama to exonerate her amid new evidence. Rosenberg was executed in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site. "It's not just a shopper's tool," said Tamara Gaffney, principal analyst and director...
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in eastern Tennessee that have killed seven people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Tennessee officials say they are making significant progress searching for any survivors in homes and...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a bank robbery turned hostage situation in Jacksonville, Fla. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says none of the 11 hostages held at gunpoint by a bank robbery suspect in north Florida were shot. The...
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Minutes from the ocean views of Malibu mansions, a rancher has obtained a rare permit to fatally shoot a mountain lion killing livestock. The permit is angering animal lovers, park rangers working to protect the species and nearby Los Angeles urbanites who'...
MIAMI (AP) — One of Miami's oldest cemeteries is so close to the Fidel Castro death celebrations at Café Versailles in Little Havana that its marble angels echo with conga-line cheers from Calle Ocho. Most of the people interred at Caballero Woodlawn Cemetery-North on Southwest...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg are asking President Barack Obama to exonerate their mother. Rosenberg was executed, along with her husband, Julius, in 1953 after being convicted in a Cold War atomic spying case that captivated the country. Michael...
DALLAS (AP) — OPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual. The cartel agreed Wednesday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day, reversing a strategy that...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Somali-born student who injured nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University showed few signs of bitterness despite what must have been a difficult early life, and he even danced onto the stage when he graduated from...