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OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principles of optimism and hope — the very principles that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years by a white supremacist. Singh, 66, can...
William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It's looming and threatening, but there's little he can do. Kistler, a 63-year-old resident of Golden, Colorado, has been unable to build up a nest egg for himself and his wife with his...
When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient. If Dr. Lee Silverman's decision to arm himself...
SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — One twin uses an iPad, plays video games and dances to Michael Jackson tunes. The other has significant, possibly permanent, problems walking and talking. The delicate separation 10 years ago of conjoined twins from the Philippines wasn't perfect, but the...
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland. The West...
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Milton Wolf's chances of becoming the next tea party insurgent to knock off a GOP party titan got a huge boost when it was revealed that incumbent Pat Roberts's official residence in Kansas was rented space in a friend's Dodge City house. The three-term...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a neighborhood dubbed "Little Mogadishu," Mohamud Noor can't walk more than a block without being stopped by someone who wants to shake his hand. Juggling two cell phones and a stack of campaign fliers, he chats them up on his bid for a seat in Minnesota's...
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principles of optimism and hope — the very principles that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years by a white supremacist. Singh, 66, can...
FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) — As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates until, a week later, the water runs clear as a creek into the area drinking supply. The 2,000-acre...