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DETROIT (AP) — Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008. Automakers won back customers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help. The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put...
DETROIT (AP) — Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008. Automakers won back customers...
BARROW, Alaska (AP) — Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes. He's tired after a late night spent butchering one of three bowhead...
DALLAS (AP) — Of the nine people who have been treated for Ebola in the United States, only one has died. Family members of Thomas Eric Duncan, who was diagnosed with the virus in Dallas after arriving from Liberia, say he did not get all the help they wanted before he died Oct...
DALLAS (AP) — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask. Would his treatment include experimental drugs? Was a blood transfusion from a survivor an option?...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The family of a black man shot 14 times by a white police officer in a Milwaukee park marks the spot where he died with red spray paint before starting a rally and marching through city streets. "Shame on you. People of color are people, too," protesters chant...
CHICAGO (AP) — As more states legalize medical marijuana, there's one stage in the process nobody wants to talk about: the part where people still have to break the law. After growers obtain licenses, plan for security and build facilities, they then must obtain their first...
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Neighbor helping neighbor. Trust in a community. Looking out for each other. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey suggests that those factors — collectively termed "social resilience"— have a big impact on how prepared...