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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has redefined what it means to have a late budget. Other states have gone several months without a spending plan before, and Illinois has had prior delays that caused great anxiety. But going an entire fiscal year without a full budget? It's the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since launching in 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft has been cruising toward the biggest planet in the solar system. On Monday, Juno is scheduled to perform a nail-biting move designed to enter orbit around Jupiter to explore its cloud-covered atmosphere and...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keith David spent years flying around the globe on covert missions, making life-and-death decisions and overseeing multiple units unleashing airstrikes against insurgents. The former Navy SEAL now realizes it was the perfect training for a career in Silicon...
An eagle in Minnesota is recovering after an Army vet used his sharpshooting skills to free the bird from a perilous plight. The eagle was found hanging upside down in a tree near Rush City Thursday, according to KARE-TV . Its leg had gotten caught in a piece of rope, wrapped...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — It took more than 40 years for Leonard Barefield to finally get to choose where he lived. The intellectually-disabled Texas native moved to a group home in Lubbock in September after he had first lived in near slavery conditions for more than three decades...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper listened as an investigator offered details about the murder of one of his cabinet members, a corrections chief he hired to reform the state's prisons who had also become a close friend. As the trooper flashed photo after photo on a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is being remembered at a private service in New York City. Family and friends were gathering Sunday morning at Fifth Avenue Synagogue in the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City. A hearse was seen outside...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When the first paramedics arrived on the scene of the Pulse nightclub shooting, they could still hear gunfire coming from inside the club. In active-shooting cases, recent federal guidelines call for medics to put on body amor and go into potentially...
DENVER (AP) — Once a swing state in presidential elections, Colorado has teetered on the brink of becoming solidly Democratic. Donald Trump may have pushed it over the edge. Trump's disparaging words about Mexicans, negative comments about women and weak campaign organization...