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LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing. The annual ritual has everyone from Gov. Susana Martinez to farmers, chefs and hot pepper...
NEW YORK (AP) — After seeing the new National September 11 Memorial Museum, one victim's widow decided to donate one of her husband's FDNY paramedic shirts, karate uniforms and beloved baseball jersey. A retired police detective gave the sole-scorched boots she wore while...
BOSTON (AP) — Political newcomer Seth Moulton is setting his sights on Republican Richard Tisei in the state's 6th Congressional District, having pulled off the stunning defeat of nine-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney in a bitter Democratic primary contest. Tierney is the...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen wasted no time contrasting Republican Scott Brown's recent arrival in New Hampshire to her deep connections and decades of service, running ads against him hours before he won the Republican nomination. But Brown was just as quick to...
BOSTON (AP) — Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning — single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations — demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms. Mills College in Oakland,...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dense woods where the remains of a Tennessee woman were discovered by two hunters had been searched by air and ground when she vanished three years ago but no signs of the nursing student were found, a sheriff said Tuesday. The Tennessee Bureau of...
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has reached a tentative deal with one of its key creditors that could remove the biggest stumbling block in the city's plan to reduce its debts and emerge from bankruptcy protection, according to a federal court filing Tuesday evening. The joint filing by...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A woman who died along with her two young daughters in a hot car last spring had a history of paranoia and most likely had some sort of "psychological break" as the temperature inside the vehicle reached about 120 degrees, the medical examiner's office...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say the founder of a Maine facility that cares for retired circus elephants was killed when one of the animals stepped on him. Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies say they found 56-year-old James Laurita unresponsive in the barn on Tuesday morning...