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BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says one of two Connecticut boaters who had been missing for a week has been found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts. The Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for 54-year-old Linda Carman and her 22...
WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended. The unemployment rate has fallen to a relatively low 4.9 percent. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for the nation's future. The high-stakes...
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year. A small but growing number of elementary schools and individual teachers are doing away with the after-school chore to allow kids more time to play, participate in activities, spend time with families...
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A small but growing number of elementary schools and teachers are doing away with homework to allow kids more time to play sports, spend time with families, read and sleep. The principal at Orchard School in South Burlington, Vermont, says the...
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different. After the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, people of other faiths in the surrounding community were...
SEATTLE (AP) — Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by Washington state media. Here's what is known about...
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of runners whose New Jersey race was canceled after a pipe bomb exploded on the route linked arms as they joined a New York City race Sunday, and said they had no fear about taking part. The racers, wearing matching white T-shirts, were among the 30,000...
NORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says two small planes collided in the air, then crashed in western New York south of Buffalo. The FAA says it happened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday in North Collins, New York. One of the planes was a Cessna 120; the other...