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NEW YORK (AP) — "LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness and broaden understanding of...
BOSTON (AP) — Mother Nature isn't showing New England any love. Yet another winter storm was due to arrive in the region for Valentine's Day, promising snow and heavy winds even as some areas are already staggering under 6 feet of snow or more. A blizzard warning was in effect...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't expect to see them too soon, but they could be coming to your local grocery store — two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they're bruised or sliced. The development could boost sales of apples for snacks, salads and other...
BOSTON (AP) — New England is waist-deep in the white stuff and neck-deep in the red. Historic snowfalls are costing state and local governments millions in plowing and other inclement weather expenses. They're also exacting a heavy toll on the regional economy. And that's before...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Bart Campolo broke with the church almost five years ago, he immediately began to feel something missing. It wasn't so much that the pastor's son no longer believed in God; he'd never been that much of a believer anyway. What he missed, Campolo said, was...
BOSTON (AP) — New England is waist-deep in the white stuff and neck-deep in the red. Historic snowfalls are costing state and local governments millions in plowing and other inclement weather expenses. They're also exacting a heavy toll on the regional economy. And that's before...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political...
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police foiled a plot by two suspects who were planning to go to a mall and kill as many people as they could before committing suicide on Valentine's Day in Halifax, a senior police official said. The official told The Associated Press on Saturday that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama's executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after years of paying taxes to help fund government programs they were banned from receiving. Armed with new Social...