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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...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man confessed to shooting his supervisor to death at a bus stop so she couldn't report him for stealing about $40,000 from the child advocacy organization where they worked, investigators said Monday. The victim, 56-year-old Kim Jones, suspected Randolph...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Patriots fans are basking in the glow of another championship run for their beloved team even as New England weathers another major snowstorm. Modell's Sporting Goods in Cambridge brought in staff from Connecticut to open at 7 a.m. Monday. Devoted fans...
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said Monday the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter. Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the "prediction" Monday morning. A German legend has it...
BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots fans from Boston to western Massachusetts celebrated another Super Bowl title raucously, but without the destruction and mayhem that has often followed championship victories by local sports teams. Crowds of mostly college-aged fans gathered in...