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GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (AP) — A customer eating alone at a Texas restaurant left a big surprise behind for an 18-year-old waitress — a $1,000 tip. Alesha Palmer says she was so stunned by the gift she began crying in the middle of Vetoni's Italian Restaurant in Gun Barrel City,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Maurice Ashley was 14 when he saw a high school friend playing chess and challenged him to a match. He lost badly, but it sparked a love affair that started him playing nearly non-stop ever since. There were the countless hours competing against the hustlers in...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As four men sat in prison for a murder they didn't commit, records show that state investigators sent proof of their innocence to a North Carolina prosecutor, but he never revealed it to the convicted men. He didn't have to. Nothing in North Carolina's legal...
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated...
CHICAGO (AP) — All that talk of an angry America? An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that most Americans are happy with their friends and family, feel good about their finances and are more or less content at work. It's government, particularly the federal government, that's...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Bernie Sanders can pull off an upset in California, it will be a story that got its start on Hollywood Boulevard. In a building that saw the likes of film stars and movie moguls and later was damaged in the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Sanders' newly leased...
The Golden State Warriors plow into the playoffs with a record 73 wins under their belt and championship rings already on their fingers. Their domination of the league this season, coupled with the perception that San Antonio and Cleveland are the only real challengers to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, "little," ''lyin," ''low-energy" and worse. "I don't recall anyone stirring up as much...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley's second-highest ranking administrator — who had faced criticism for allegedly being too lenient on a fellow administrator accused of sexual harassment — resigned from his post, citing personal reasons. Claude Steele...