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WASHINGTON (AP) — If you happen to find some remnants of woven wool in your attic — in red, white or blue and marked Fort McHenry — the Smithsonian Institution would like to know. Two hundred years after a massive flag was hoisted over the fort in Baltimore that withstood a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming former President Bill Clinton to the White House to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program. They will address hundreds of volunteers being sworn in for duty at a ceremony Friday on the South Lawn...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yahoo's free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day. The government called for the huge fine in 2008 if Yahoo didn't go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance by surrendering online information, a step the...
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have apprehended the convicted killer of three Ohio high school students who escaped from prison. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says 19-year-old T.J. Lane was captured at 1:20 a.m. Friday by Ohio State...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. For years, inspectors with the San Diego Regional Airport Authority run down their checklist for...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game: the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench, the sliding into home. But a closer glance at this field in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park shows something isn't quite right. They're...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law. The...
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The convicted killer of three Ohio students at a high school cafeteria escaped from a prison Thursday night and a search was underway in northwest Ohio, police said. Nineteen-year-old T.J. Lane escaped along with two other inmates from a prison in Lima, about...
LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say the convicted killer of three students at a high school cafeteria has escaped from prison and a search is underway. Police say 19-year-old T.J. Lane escaped Thursday night along with two other inmates and one of the inmates was captured. Police...