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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doug Hamilton is just fine with plans to put a woman's portrait on U.S. paper money, but he'd prefer it if the Treasury Department would leave the $10 bill alone — particularly the prominent visage of his great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Alexander...
A Snake wouldn't seem to offer much help on a football field. Unless that snake was named Stabler. Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL's Most Valuable Player in 1974, has died as a result of complications from colon cancer. He was 69...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An impassioned plea by a descendant of the Confederate president seemed to swing momentum as South Carolina legislators debated whether to remove the rebel battle flag from the Statehouse grounds. Republicans offered dozens of amendments during the 14-hour...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation into an April arrest after video surfaced showing mostly white officers repeatedly punching and kicking the black suspect. The department launched its inquiry into the forceful...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Selleck has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit that claims he stole truckloads of water from a public hydrant and took it to his ranch in drought-stricken California. The "Magnum, P.I." star was sued by the Calleguas Municipal Water District in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Confederate flag was once a familiar symbol in country music, representing the rural South and the renegade spirit of artists such as David Allan Coe and Hank Williams Jr. But the rebel banner that will be removed Friday from the grounds of the South...
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A judge sentenced a former high school English teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three male students to at least two and up to 30 years in prison Thursday. Prosecutors say one of the boys was 16 and two were 17 when Brianne Altice had sex...
DENVER (AP) — Immigrants who were detained at a suburban Denver facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work, sometimes under threat of solitary confinement. They scrubbed...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, between May and July. Todd West is in jail in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In announcing charges Thursday against the 22-year-old from Elizabeth, New Jersey, Union...