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NEW YORK (AP) — Target kicked off New York Fashion Week with a sing-along event Tuesday night at a custom-built piano lounge the cheap chic retailer created, attracting such celebrities as Christie Brinkley, Kendall Jenner and Queen Latifah. "This is the dream club for me that...
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal authorities took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday, saying their numbers have recovered through international efforts to protect the giant mammals. Known for their acrobatic leaps from the sea and complex singing patterns,...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Joe Miller wants to again attempt to unseat U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, but this time he's planning to try it as a Libertarian. Miller announced Tuesday that he will become the Libertarian's replacement candidate in Alaska's U.S. Senate race in another face-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times Eastern): 7:21 p.m. If elected president, Trump says he will give his top generals a "simple" instruction: Within 30 days, come up with a plan for "soundly and quickly defeating" the Islamic State group. Trump made the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trial is gearing up this week for armed ranchers who took over a national bird sanctuary in rural Oregon to oppose federal management of public lands. Jury selection starts Wednesday in the case against Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and others who helped seize...
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal authorities took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday, saying their numbers have recovered through international efforts to protect the giant mammals. The move applies to nine of the 14 distinct populations of humpback whales...
An FBI team prepared Tuesday to excavate a site on the edge of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in hope of finding the remains of a student who vanished more than 20 years ago. Kristin Smart, 19, of Stockton, was last seen in the early morning of May 25...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation outlining a federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault, following a national outcry over the sexual assault of an unconscious woman by a former Stanford University swimmer. The House bill would...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unemployed motorcycle mechanic who gunned down airport screening officers at Los Angeles International Airport in a 2013 attack that sent passengers running for their lives pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and 10 other charges. Paul Ciancia agreed last week...