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WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (JAY) Johnson says a gyrocopter that landed on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol "literally flew in under the radar." Johnson says it's too soon to say whether Wednesday's incident should prompt changes in security procedures. The...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61,...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In spite of criticism over accepting money from foreign governments, the Clinton Foundation has decided to continue to look abroad for millions of dollars while limiting donor nations to a select group of six. The change in policy comes as former board member...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their musical performances pack college auditoriums, though they play no instruments. While universities have long nurtured the niche community of a cappella singers, the TV show "Glee" and hit movie "Pitch Perfect" helped create a new generation of fans that...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items. More than 20 other states have such lists. But, the one...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61, called...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks. A federal appeals court hears...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don't expect it in the grocery store anytime soon. The Agriculture Department says it will propose standards for the farmed...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy. He's already gained new customers, too. "We've definitely gained a handful of customers in the last...