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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign. Those close...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key environmental safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting groundwater...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner. The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, NASA and Boeing officials, and a bevy of former...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner. The aviation and aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people gathered at Florida's Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the grand opening of...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year and will be required to take hours of classes, receive counseling and be exempt from solitary confinement. The plan, to be detailed...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open, police said. Daniel Verley, 26, faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a New York City public park outside...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City teacher has been arrested for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S Open. Police say 26-year-old Daniel Verley faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a New York City public park outside of...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside of a Charleston church spoke to the families of victims about how Roof should be punished, but said the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Marine who died and 11 comrades who sustained injuries were taking part in a helicopter ropes exercise that's described as "high-risk" in a training manual that underscores the dangers. The Marine Corps has scheduled a news conference Friday morning...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Luke Donald took a big step toward advancing to the next FedEx Cup playoff event at his home...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Luke Donald took a big step toward advancing to the next FedEx Cup playoff event at his home...
NEW YORK (AP) — Educational content maker McGraw-Hill Education plans to go public. Best known as a publisher of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Four years after it moved to Missouri from Kansas, Applebee's is moving its headquarters...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota says his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal judge in North Dakota says injunction against Obama water rule limited to 13 states.