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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can the cap and gown worn by high school graduates coexist peacefully with military uniforms worn by classmates destined for the armed services? Until recently, the answer in New Hampshire was no. A law went into effect last month allowing graduates the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mark Barden and David Wheeler share intimate details of their families' struggles following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in "Newtown," a documentary that gets its first public showing in Connecticut this weekend. The men, whose children were...
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is celebrating her 91st birthday with her family in Maine. She and former President George H.W. Bush are being joined by family members including their son, former President George W. Bush, to help her celebrate on...
Voters in six states cast ballots in presidential primary contests Tuesday, but many were looking ahead to the general election. Democratic and Republican voters told The Associated Press they have long been weighing and comparing candidates with an eye toward who could come out...
COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police were seeking a pickup truck due to reports that it was driving erratically minutes before five adults in a group of bicyclists were struck and killed on a street in western Michigan, a prosecutor said Tuesday night. Four other bicyclists...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Maria Korcsmaros was swimming just off the Southern California coast to get ready for her summer triathlon when something big gripped her side and then let go. She knew immediately she had been bit. The normally choppy water around her grew still and...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The federal death penalty trial of a white man charged with shooting and killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at their Charleston church will be held in November, a judge announced Tuesday. Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel set Nov...
COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others were hurt when the driver of a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicyclists along a street in western Michigan, authorities said. Paramedics and fire crews rushed to the scene near a park in...
WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Republican Warren Davidson won a lopsided victory Tuesday in the special election for the Ohio congressional seat left vacant by former House Speaker John Boehner after nearly 25 years. Davidson had 77 percent of the vote with 94 percent of precincts...