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PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — A state college near an airport in the New York City suburbs is using a big parking lot and an idea from a business class to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships and other programs. Purchase College runs a 24-hour valet parking and shuttle...
BOSTON (AP) — Two Democrats running for governor of their respective New England states are hoping for a boost from Michelle Obama as the first lady makes political stops in Massachusetts and Maine. Obama's first stop on Friday will be the Strand Theater in Boston's Dorchester...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A widening scandal over the exchange of emails containing pornography by current and former members of the attorney general's office has gripped the Pennsylvania Capitol all week. Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court chief justice demanded information on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he'll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it's "not a question of if but when." At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said Thursday. JPMorgan Chase said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family and was often seen driving luxury cars including a Ferrari pleaded guilty Thursday to a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself...
NEW YORK (AP) — Deaths from heroin overdose doubled in just two years in much of the nation, a new government study says. The annual number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has been growing for more than 20 years. Officials have been most worried about a class of powerful...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas health officials have ordered four close family members of the Ebola patient in Dallas to stay in their home, and they've posted law enforcement outside to be sure. Federal and Texas health officials are reaching out to about 100 people to determine if...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan rushed to help his 19-year-old neighbor when she began convulsing days after complaining of stomach pain. Everyone assumed her illness was related to her being seven months pregnant. When no ambulance came, Duncan, Marthalene Williams...