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SEATTLE (AP) — Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and people buying lunch at food trucks. The scene offers a window into Seattle's infatuations with dogs (and cats), which...
HONOLULU (AP) — When Daniel Anthony spent the night sleeping in a traditional Hawaiian structure known as a "hale," the sound of rain falling on the thatched roof made him feel like he was sleeping in the forest. "This is the sound of aloha," he said, recalling the experience...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigations into sexual misconduct by faculty at a renowned New Hampshire prep school have found their way into the state's high profile Senate race between incumbent Republican Kelly Ayotte and Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan, whose husband is a former...
NEW YORK (AP) — About 39,000 Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast are expected to walk off the job after they say there has been little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago. The workers, members of two unions — the...
BOSTON (AP) — Ride-hailing companies catering exclusively to women are cropping up and raising thorny legal questions, namely: Are they discriminatory? In Massachusetts, Chariot for Women is promising to launch a service featuring female drivers picking up only women and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A project to speed development of cancer-fighting drugs that harness the immune system has academic and drug industry researchers collaborating and sharing their findings like never before. The newly created Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy is being...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man following the discovery of body parts inside a Seattle recycling bin: (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The family of the woman slain and dismembered over the weekend has released a statement saying their hearts are broken and can...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer has died two days after he was critically wounded when a man opened fire on a SWAT team trying to arrest him. Columbus police say Officer Steven M. Smith died late Tuesday afternoon, surrounded by his family. He was 54 years old...