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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It looks like a $200 price tag couldn't keep Tom Brady's fans from gobbling up the Patriots quarterback's new cookbook. The TB12 Nutrition Manual features 89 recipes and is described on the four-time Super Bowl champion's website as being printed on 100-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After two years of improvement, America's honeybees had another tough and deadly winter, probably because of mites, according to a new federal survey released Tuesday. The annual survey of beekeepers showed the winter colony loss rate was 28 percent, up from 22...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A boat repairman well known in his small Connecticut town was exposed this week as a robbery convict who escaped 48 years ago from a prison work camp in Georgia. Robert Stackowitz's application for Social Security played a role in his capture, authorities...
Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually, according to a survey from Genworth Financial. Americans also are paying more for other care options like home health aides...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card in the divisive and emotionally charged case. Officer Edward Nero was one of three officers who arrested Gray when...
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas teenager pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he robbed and killed the couple who raised him as their grandson, sidestepping a possible life term in prison. Justin Staton, who is now 15 years old, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an officer who arrested Freddie Gray about a year ago (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A Baltimore police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case has chosen a trial before a judge rather than a jury. Officer Edward Nero faces assault,...
ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" now has a real-life version: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prom Dress. The last time many of Catherine Malatesta's friends saw her, she was wearing a huge smile and the deep blue, shimmery dress at her junior prom...
A Facebook official says the company has found no evidence to back up allegations that Facebook contractors suppressed stories of interest to conservatives in its "Trending" section. Facebook vice president of search Tom Stocky writes in a post, "There are rigorous guidelines in...