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WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — High crude prices catapulted North Dakota into the top tier of the global oil market and doubled or tripled the size of once-sleepy towns that suddenly had to accommodate a small army of petroleum workers. But now that those prices have tumbled, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With patients facing more exposure to the cost of revolutionary new medications, the budget President Barack Obama released Monday reopened a debate on whether government should use its buying power to squeeze the pharmaceutical industry for lower prices. Obama...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man confessed to shooting his supervisor to death at a bus stop so she couldn't report him for stealing about $40,000 from the child advocacy organization where they worked, investigators said Monday. The victim, 56-year-old Kim Jones, suspected Randolph...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Patriots fans are basking in the glow of another championship run for their beloved team even as New England weathers another major snowstorm. Modell's Sporting Goods in Cambridge brought in staff from Connecticut to open at 7 a.m. Monday. Devoted fans...
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said Monday the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter. Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the "prediction" Monday morning. A German legend has it...
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots fans from Boston to western Massachusetts celebrated another Super Bowl title raucously, but without the destruction and mayhem that has often followed championship victories by local sports teams. Crowds of mostly college-aged fans gathered in...
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said Monday the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter. Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the "prediction" Monday morning. A German legend has it...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Toledo is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack while driving around the city checking on road conditions during a snow storm. Doctors say 70-year-old Michael Collins crashed into a utility pole around 2 p.m. Sunday after going...
ATLANTA (AP) — Celebrities are offering their support and prayers for Whitney Houston's daughter, who authorities say was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub over the weekend in a suburban Atlanta townhome. Police said 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown was taken...