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WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood that young adults will earn more than their parents has plummeted in recent decades, a study has found, fueling concerns that ...

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Coca-Cola targets “foodies”

NEW YORK (AP) — What beverage goes best with lobster rolls, a bagel sandwich stuffed with whitefish, or a bowl of ramen? Coke wants you to ...

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Phone calls on airline flights?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators.

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Fast food exec picked for Labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump plans to add another wealthy business person and elite donor to his Cabinet, saying he would nominate fast-food executive Andrew ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2016 8:02 p.m. | | Fast food exec picked for Labor Comments 0 Comments

John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2016 8:02 p.m. | | John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95 Comments 0 Comments

Boy, 13, killed in botched shop heist was shot in back

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An unarmed 13-year-old boy who died during a botched grab-and-run theft at a Las Vegas smoke shop was shot seven times in ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2016 8:02 p.m. | | Boy, 13, killed in botched  shop heist was shot in back Comments 0 Comments

Trump puts new spotlight on Long Island gang killings

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — As he sat down for an interview with Time magazine for his “person of the year” profile, Donald Trump explained his ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2016 8:02 p.m. | | Trump puts new spotlight  on Long Island gang killings Comments 0 Comments

Carrier factory union chief stands ground against Trump

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A local union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter stood his ground Thursday, maintaining the president-elect gave false hope to hundreds of ...

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Posted: dec. 08, 2016 8:02 p.m. | | Carrier factory union chief stands ground against Trump Comments 0 Comments

Trump chooses hardliners

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he’s primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on ...

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USA life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death show increase

NEW YORK (AP) — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no ...

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 9:09 p.m. | | USA life expectancy falls, as many  kinds of death  show increase Comments 0 Comments

Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump’s Michigan win

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling ...

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 9:08 p.m. | | Federal judge halts recount,  sealing Trump’s Michigan win Comments 0 Comments

Envoy nominee Branstad is part of Masons that China bans

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad becomes the next U.S. Ambassador to China, he may want to leave any Masonic symbols at ...

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 9:08 p.m. | | Envoy nominee Branstad is part of Masons that China bans Comments 0 Comments

Commander backs standing for national anthem at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris says those who served during the attack on Pearl Harbor never failed to ...

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MULLING COVERAGE?

NEW YORK (AP) — Why worry about buying health insurance when President-elect Donald Trump plans to dump the requirement that most Americans get coverage?

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Tesla jobs in Nevada only one-fifth of projected

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motor Co. hasn’t hired as many workers for a giant northern Nevada manufacturing plant as it ...

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 8:31 p.m. | | Tesla jobs in Nevada only one-fifth of projected Comments 0 Comments

Congress cracks down on ‘bots’ that snap up tickets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts.

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 8:31 p.m. | | Congress cracks down on  ‘bots’ that snap up tickets Comments 0 Comments

Straightening out colonoscopy guidelines

DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please advise what the current recommendation is as far as follow-up colonoscopies are concerned? It has always been my understanding ...

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Posted: dec. 07, 2016 8:31 p.m. | | Straightening out colonoscopy guidelines Comments 0 Comments

Smartphone health apps don’t flag danger

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t count on smartphone health apps in an emergency: A review shows many don’t warn when you’re in danger.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 8:23 p.m. | | Smartphone health  apps don’t flag danger Comments 0 Comments

Obama legacy: Handing Trump a broader view of war powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — After eight years as a wartime president, Barack Obama is handing his successor an expansive interpretation of the commander in chief’s authority ...

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Boy Scouts to relocate national museum to NM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From merit badges and uniforms to an impressive collection of Norman Rockwell paintings and drawings, the Boy Scouts of America will ...

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:41 p.m. | | Boy Scouts to  relocate national  museum to NM Comments 0 Comments

Older immigrant students seek place in mainstream high schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. appeals court must decide if older immigrant and refugee students steered to an alternative high school in Pennsylvania are getting ...

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:40 p.m. | | Older immigrant students seek  place in mainstream high schools Comments 0 Comments

No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river said in a police ...

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:40 p.m. | | No bail for 15-year-old charged with  decapitating classmate Comments 0 Comments

Mistrial declared in black motorist’s shooting by officer

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white former police ...

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:40 p.m. | | Mistrial declared in black  motorist’s shooting by officer Comments 0 Comments

Trump taps Carson for HUD secretary

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh ...

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Tech firms target terrorist propaganda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:06 p.m. | | Tech firms target terrorist propaganda Comments 0 Comments

Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship makes flight

MOJAVE  (AP) — Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship successfully completed its first free flight with a glide test over the Mojave Desert, the company said.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:06 p.m. | | Virgin Galactic’s new  spaceship makes flight Comments 0 Comments

Amazon Go grocery store will have no checkout lines

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is testing a grocery store model in Seattle that works without checkout lines.

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:06 p.m. | | Amazon Go grocery store  will have no checkout lines Comments 0 Comments

2 doors of Wal-Mart founder’s first store donated to museums

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Two doors from the first store owned by Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton have been donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of ...

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Posted: dec. 05, 2016 7:05 p.m. | | 2 doors of Wal-Mart founder’s first store donated to museums Comments 0 Comments

Jewish family fights museum over art looted by the Nazis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the epic, 16-year battle over a priceless painting looted by the Nazis, there is one point on which all sides agree ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:40 p.m. | | Jewish family fights museum over art looted by the Nazis Comments 0 Comments

OC prosecutors may be removed from murder case

SANTA ANA (AP) — The Orange County district attorney’s office, criticized in a recent appellate court ruling for a systemic failure to protect defendants’ rights ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:38 p.m. | | OC prosecutors  may be removed from murder case Comments 0 Comments

Ex-tenant: Warehouse often frigid, lacked water

OAKLAND (AP) — Shelley Mack says she didn’t know the converted Oakland warehouse known as the “Ghost Ship” was an illegal residence until after she ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:37 p.m. | | Ex-tenant: Warehouse  often frigid, lacked water Comments 0 Comments

Firm sold turf product after learning of defects

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:36 p.m. | | Firm sold turf product  after learning  of defects  Comments 0 Comments

More private college presidents top $2M in pay, research finds

BOSTON (AP) — Presidents of eight private colleges in the U.S. were paid more than $2 million in 2014, the most ever to hit that ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:35 p.m. | | More private college presidents top $2M in pay, research finds Comments 0 Comments

Fidel Castro laid to rest in private ceremony in east Cuba

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — A wooden box containing Fidel Castro’s ashes was placed by his brother and successor on Sunday into the side of a ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:35 p.m. | | Fidel Castro laid to rest in  private ceremony in east Cuba Comments 0 Comments

Gun-rights backers vow to ‘go on offense’ under Trump

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion ...

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Posted: dec. 04, 2016 6:35 p.m. | | Gun-rights backers vow to  ‘go on offense’ under Trump  Comments 0 Comments

Trump continues to defend call

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump continued to use Twitter Sunday to defend his engagement with the leader of Taiwan, a breach of diplomatic protocol ...

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Thousands attend Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of rain-drenched revelers gathered in midtown Manhattan Wednesday night to watch the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.

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3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire; toll at 7

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky Mountains ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:30 p.m. | | 3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire; toll at 7 Comments 0 Comments

Miami exiles rally for Cuba freedom after Castro death

MIAMI (AP) — Hundreds of Cuban exiles in Miami rallied Wednesday for freedom and democracy on the communist island following the death of revolutionary leader Fidel ...

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Prosecutor clears officer in man’s death, says man was armed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday cleared a Charlotte police officer in the killing of a black man whose death touched off civil ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:29 p.m. | | Prosecutor clears officer in man’s death, says man was armed Comments 0 Comments

Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states

NEW YORK (AP) — Taking the offensive after Election Day setbacks, Planned Parenthood and its allies filed lawsuits Wednesday in North Carolina, Missouri and Alaska challenging ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 10:28 p.m. | | Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states Comments 0 Comments

Invasive strep outbreak claims lives of 4 Alaskans

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four Alaskans have died this year in an outbreak of invasive strep bacteria that has mostly affected the homeless and Alaska Natives ...

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Posted: nov. 29, 2016 11:43 p.m. | | Invasive strep outbreak claims lives of 4 Alaskans Comments 0 Comments

Drug-resistant salmonella linked to calves

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in ...

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Posted: nov. 29, 2016 11:42 p.m. | | Drug-resistant salmonella linked to calves Comments 0 Comments

Southern storms should ease drought, but fire threat remains

ATLANTA (AP) — Storms roaring across the South appeared to be taking aim at some of the largest wildfires burning across the region, which could finally ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 10:25 p.m. | | Southern storms should ease drought, but fire threat remains Comments 0 Comments

Fast-acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials on Monday praised an Ohio State University police officer who shot and killed a man a minute after he drove his ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 10:00 p.m. | | Fast-acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker Comments 0 Comments

Some blacks applaud Castro legacy of racial equality

DETROIT (AP) — The Fidel Castro that Sam Riddle and many other African-Americans admired was not the revolutionary dictator who plunged Cuba into economic ruin and ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Some blacks applaud Castro legacy of racial equality Comments 0 Comments

Murder charge dismissed against 1 of 2 Albuquerque officers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A special prosecutor dismissed a second-degree murder charge Monday against one of two former Albuquerque police officers charged in the shooting ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Murder charge dismissed against 1 of 2 Albuquerque officers Comments 0 Comments

3 murder warrants issued for SC man sheriff said killed 7

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man suspected of being a serial killer was formally charged with three additional counts of murder Monday for ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | 3 murder warrants issued for SC man sheriff said killed 7 Comments 0 Comments

Kansas State’s inaction led to another rape

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A female student contends in a court filing Monday that Kansas State University’s failure to investigate the rape of another woman ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 9:59 p.m. | | Kansas State’s inaction led to another rape Comments 0 Comments

Terrorism suspected in car-and-knife attack at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 9:58 p.m. | | Terrorism suspected in car-and-knife attack at Ohio State Comments 0 Comments

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