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CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers analyzed why some hospitals make big profits and found a surprise: Seven of the 10 most profitable hospitals are nonprofits, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle. The "Top 10" list...
BOSTON (AP) — Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Monday that laws in North Carolina and Mississippi that restrict the rights of transgender Americans are hateful and should be repealed. Asked about the laws at the Education Writers Association national conference in...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board. The so-called "Sea Hunter" has the potential to revolutionize...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board. The so-called "Sea Hunter" has the potential to revolutionize...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star. A Belgian-led team reported Monday that it's discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star less than 40...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials warned Monday the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon. The U.S. island territory did not make nearly $370 million of the payment...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials say the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla says Puerto Rico did not make nearly $370 million of the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a student during a burglary at a frat house near New Jersey Institute of Technology (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities have identified the New Jersey Institute of Technology student who was shot and killed during a...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life may need to look no farther than a small, nearby star. That's the word Monday from a Belgian-led team that has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has passed a bill with a number of provisions aimed at expanding...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward is out of the lineup for the fourth straight game due to a sore...
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's social media post on Thursday to mark Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral,...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders...
CHICAGO (AP) — Commissioner Rob Manfred says a decision is imminent on whether games between the Pittsburgh...