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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Cohen, the baritone-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in hits like "Hallelujah," ''Suzanne" and "Bird on a Wire," has died at age 82. Cohen's label confirmed a statement on his Facebook page Thursday...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man once known as the nation's worst serial killer was denied parole again for murdering and mutilating more than two-dozen farmworkers 45 years ago, officials said Thursday. Juan Vallejo Corona, 82, was denied parole for another five years...
WASHINGTON (AP) — You learn a lot about people when they're down, President Barack Obama declared Thursday, and he wasn't talking about an election. Obama saluted the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers for rallying from behind to defeat the Golden State Warriors and end a Cleveland pro...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump's election as president is giving a big social-media boost to an unlikely effort in the nation's most populous state: a plan to vote on seceding from the union. The Yes California Independence Campaign hopes to put a question on the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Trump train that carried Republicans to victory all over the South may have left one car behind in North Carolina — Gov. Pat McCrory, who trailed by a few thousand votes Thursday in a still too-close-to-call race that played out amid anger over the state...
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high, led by big gains in a few of its 30 components including Goldman Sachs and IBM, beating the all-time high it set in August...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's election ushers in a time of high anxiety for people with health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, which expanded coverage to millions but has struggled to find widespread public acceptance. While repeal now seems likely, that may...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took action Thursday to boost development of solar and wind energy on public lands, part of President Barack Obama's strategy to develop cleaner domestic energy and reduce emissions blamed for global warming. A final rule announced by...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's trying to defuse tensions between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and law enforcement in southern North Dakota, but the pipeline's developer isn't cooperating. The agency released a statement late Wednesday...