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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The site of a massacre a week ago, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is being reclaimed by parishioners who are pledging to remember the loved ones they lost in a shooting rampage while carrying on the work of the beloved pastor who was slain...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators are blaming mistakes by IRS employees — not a criminal conspiracy — for the loss of thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal. IRS workers erased 422 computer backup tapes that "most likely" contained as many as 24,000...
The high-end grocery store chain Whole Foods Market has found itself in hot water for allegedly overcharging New Yorkers on pre-packaged items for the past five years. Dozens of inspections conducted by the Department of Consumer Affairs have uncovered hundreds of violations at...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is making it easier to steer clear of the trouble that can be caused by a misdirected or inappropriate email. An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Google's Gmail as...
BELLMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of searchers checked ATV trails and logging roads and went door-to-door in far northern New York trying to close in on two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison more than two weeks ago. Spurred on by fresh evidence, law enforcement...
The learning standards were new. The textbooks were not. So curriculum director Tammy Baumann and her team took the books apart, literally. Then they rearranged lessons, filled in holes with outside material and put it all together in what will be the K-2 math curriculum in the...
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. The world's biggest online social network knocked the world's largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index on Monday...
BELLMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Items recovered from a remote hunting cabin have been sent to labs for DNA testing to determine if they are linked to a pair of convicted killers who escaped from a nearby prison more than two weeks ago, authorities said as searchers converged on a wooded...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — For years, South Carolina lawmakers refused to revisit the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds, saying the law that took it off the dome was a bipartisan compromise, and renewing the debate would unnecessarily expose divisive wounds. But opinions...