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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty in a federal tax-evasion case that he fought as he won re-election this fall. Grimm pleaded guilty Tuesday in a New York federal court to one count of aiding in the filing of a false tax return. Asked outside court if he...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Universities, charities and hospitals affiliated with churches that oppose same-sex marriage are facing the thorny question of whether they have an obligation — morally or legally — to extend health care benefits to spouses of gay and lesbian employees in...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota. Anna Stoehr, one of the nation's oldest residents, died Sunday in her sleep after several days in hospice care, according to her...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm. The "Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights" is working to put a question on the November...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Universities, charities and hospitals affiliated with churches that oppose same-sex marriage are facing the thorny question of whether they have an obligation — morally or legally — to extend health care benefits to spouses of gay and lesbian employees in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's troubles with domestic violence were selected the sports story of the year Tuesday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Ninety-four ballots were submitted from U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was the first state to flout federal drug law with recreational marijuana sales. Now the state's voters may consider a ballot measure to allow pot smokers to carry a concealed firearm. The "Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights" is working to put a...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn't let her list her real age has died in Minnesota. Anna Stoehr, one of Minnesota's oldest residents, died Sunday in her sleep after several days in hospice care, according to her...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It's official: Florida has surpassed New York in population to become the third-most populous state in the union. Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that Florida has at least 19.9 million residents. The number is likely higher since the...