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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, reflected later on how it felt to be treated less than equal and once feistily wrote of how tired she was of being "pushed around" — parts of her history long hidden away. Beginning Wednesday at...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican leaders have begun a legislative push to walk back or repeal recently passed gun control measures, reigniting one of the most intense political debates in recent history. The first advance came Monday as discussion started on several measures in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With patients facing greater exposure to the high cost of new medications, President Barack Obama on Monday called for government to use its buying power to squeeze drug companies for lower prices. Obama's budget asks Congress to authorize Medicare to negotiate...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three men mutilated a 300-pound llama that was protecting dozens of alpacas in an act of "pure meanness," according to police and the owner of the farm. The 10-year-old llama named Mighty was killed Jan. 28, and parts of her body were found in two separate...
CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children, a position he's taken before but one that drew a new level of attention amid a U.S. measles outbreak and his recent moves toward running...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With higher taxes on the wealthy and billions in new spending, President Barack Obama's no-balance budget lays down an audacious challenge to Republicans who swept to full control of Congress last fall and now claim a mandate to eliminate deficits over the next...
Daylight was slipping away and the cold was deepening on New Hampshire's Mount Washington as 28-year-old Monoswita Saha drifted in and out of consciousness. Her four fellow climbers began to worry that waiting for help as instructed by a 911 operator would put all of them in...
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — High crude prices catapulted North Dakota into the top tier of the global oil market and doubled or tripled the size of once-sleepy towns that suddenly had to accommodate a small army of petroleum workers. But now that those prices have tumbled, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With patients facing more exposure to the cost of revolutionary new medications, the budget President Barack Obama released Monday reopened a debate on whether government should use its buying power to squeeze the pharmaceutical industry for lower prices. Obama...