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BOSTON (AP) — If there were an Olympic medal for acrimony, Boston would take the gold. The debate over the city's embattled bid to host the 2024 Summer Games has featured F-bombs at public hearings, shouting matches and online abuse in both directions. Regardless of whether the...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at an office building in Manhattan broke free and fell about 28 stories to the sidewalk below. Ten people including two construction workers were injured, but none of the injuries...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A bitter struggle for control over the nation's oldest synagogue goes to trial this week, with lawyers saying they may use more than 1,000 exhibits dating as far back as 1733. The congregation that worships at the 250-year-old Touro Synagogue in Newport says...
SEATTLE (AP) — With Washington state experiencing the worst mountain snowpack in decades and a drought emergency declared two weeks ago, farmers, growers and wildlife managers are preparing for a tough summer as conditions are expected to worsen. Some farmers and irrigators are...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer won't see you next Sunday when CBS' "Face the Nation" airs with a new lineup of politicians and pundits. He's just moderated his final broadcast after 24 years. It's retirement time, ending a journalism career that started at age 20 at a radio...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For a conservative state, Nebraska lawmakers had a rather liberal-leaning list of accomplishments this legislative session. But by the time lawmakers adjourned last week, they had repealed the death penalty, legalized licenses for certain immigrants brought...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a forthcoming report triggered by an Associated Press investigation, the top watchdog at the Social Security Administration found the agency paid $20.2 million in benefits to more than 130 suspected Nazi war criminals, SS guards, and others who may have...
BOSTON (AP) — If there were an Olympic medal for acrimony, Boston would take the gold. The debate over the city's embattled bid to host the 2024 Summer Games has featured F-bombs at public hearings, shouting matches and online abuse in both directions. Regardless of whether the...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will again try to sell the world's most expensive lunch this week to raise money for a San Francisco charity that helps the poor and homeless. Over the past 15 years, Buffett's lunch auction has raised $17.9 million for the Glide...