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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates. Yellen is one of the featured speakers at Harvard's Radcliffe Day, an event that also will feature Fed predecessor and Harvard alumnus Ben...
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A free beach concert by Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels will help kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore. The concert Friday will be accompanied by quirky rituals in which mayors in various beach towns "unlock" the ocean for...
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of three people, possibly including two children, at a mobile home park in upstate New York as an apparent murder-suicide. State police tell The Times-Herald Record ( http://bit.ly/27UBfZ7 ) that the bodies were...
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on finals of the National Spelling Bee (all times local): 11 p.m. The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same. The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year Thursday night,...
SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — A young man driving a car linked to the disappearance of a Northern California girl was killed Thursday after leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and engaging in a shootout, a law enforcement official said. Solano County Sheriff Thomas Ferrara...
HARROLD, Texas (AP) — An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender. Eleven states...
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment, scientists said Thursday. The patient — a 49-year-old woman in Pennsylvania — has recovered. But health officials fear that if the...
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — A group of college students trapped for hours by rising water in a Kentucky cave waded through neck-deep water to get out, authorities said Thursday. The 19 people trapped included two police officers who tried to reach them, Hart County Emergency...
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on two tour groups trapped by rising water in a Kentucky cave (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say all 19 people who were trapped in a Kentucky cave have waded through neck-deep water to get out. Hart County Emergency Management Director...