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WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticism of 47 Republican senators' letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed misgivings about writing directly to an adversary to raise doubts about President Barack Obama's nuclear negotiations. Several newspapers that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticism of 47 Republican senators' letter to Iranian leaders escalated Friday, and one of the lawmakers expressed misgivings about writing directly to an adversary to raise doubts about President Barack Obama's nuclear negotiations. Several newspapers that...
BOSTON (AP) — The St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston will make history this Sunday as two gay and lesbian groups join the fun. The advocacy group Boston Pride and OutVets, a group of gay military veterans, have been welcomed by the organizers. "This is a tremendous leap forward...
DETROIT (AP) — A widow held up a red card, signaling ejection, as a weekend soccer player was sentenced Friday to at least eight years in prison for a punch that killed a Detroit-area referee. The case against Bassel Saad has put a spotlight on out-of-control recreational...
NEW YORK (AP) — The accidental release of dangerous bacteria at a Louisiana research center probably occurred because workers were lax about how they wore protective garments in the lab where the germ was kept, federal officials said Friday. However, officials with the Centers...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient's condition was still being...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient's condition was still being...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One musher bonked his head and will never again race without a helmet. Another found out it's hard to stop when you strip the brakes off your sled to go faster. As 75 mushers sprint across Alaska, here are five of the painful lessons from the past that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating. Overzealous Australian customs inspectors sometimes confiscate perfectly legal knives. Canada imposes...