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NEW YORK (AP) — There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom. But travelers to New York City bold enough to book a parked van for $22 a night through Airbnb do get a real bed and a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline from across the East River in Queens. "If you...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Sylvia Wojcik was making reservations for a beach getaway in Maine when the receptionist on the other end of the line called her "ma'am." Nothing could have delighted her more. Wojcik, 66, is transitioning from male to female. For her, that proof that she...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs report for July that the government will release Friday is expected to show another month of solid gains, matching the steady hiring that has propelled the U.S. economic expansion. The report will also provide a key piece of evidence for the Federal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down its choices. So...
DENVER (AP) — A million-gallon mine waste spill that sent a plume of orange-ish muck down a river in southwest Colorado on Thursday was caused by a federal mine cleanup crew. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that a cleanup team was working with heavy equipment...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down its choices. So...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Before the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign for president, there was the undercard: a match-up of seven GOP candidates who didn't have the poll numbers to make the main event. It was a chance for the four current and former governors, a sitting...
ANTIOCH, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on an attack at a Nashville-area movie theater (all times local): 6 p.m. The Nashville police officer who first engaged a disturbed homeless man inside a movie theater says he heard pops that sounded as if they came from a small-caliber gun and...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who prosecutors say admitted while applying for a Missouri State Highway Patrol job that he had had sexual contact with several underage girls was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison. Cedric Lovejoy, 29, of Plato, was undergoing a polygraph...