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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning fire tore through a home in Syracuse on Friday, killing six members of the same family, including four children. Syracuse Fire Department officials said the blaze was reported around 3:50 a.m. at a home on the city's north side. When...
NEW YORK (AP) — A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary evening art auctions in New York next week. Many of the works are fresh to the market, like a group of Alexander Calder...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops. And don't name your child Isis. For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names, according to the Social Security Administration. That's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops. And don't name your child Isis. For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah top the annual list of top baby names, according to the Social Security Administration. That's...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — If a metro area with 2.7 million people can't sustain two newspapers — especially with an aging population with the time and inclination to read a printed paper — can anywhere? Some say maybe not. The purchase of the 123-year-old Tampa Tribune in...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A pre-dawn fire tore through a home in Syracuse, killing six members of the same family, fire officials said Friday. Syracuse Fire Department officials said the blaze was reported around 3:50 a.m. at a home on the city's north side. When firefighters...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk." In a tweet , Scott Paterno wrote that "it...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead. That's what happened in southwest Louisiana's Calcasieu Parish when an overflowing Sabine River — helped by days of heavy rain — recently pushed water inland about...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay. It took time because he hadn't fully acknowledged his sexuality, but also because he had to trust the...