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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has revealed plans to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species. The proposal announced...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city — and now Pope Francis will join the crowd. Officials announced Thursday that hundreds of residents and visitors will help create a mural honoring families and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post hit back Thursday at Iran's allegation that a jailed journalist wrote a letter to President Barack Obama. The newspaper's executive editor, Martin Baron, said in a statement that Post reporter Jason Rezaian never wrote directly to the White...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post is hitting back at Iran's allegation that a jailed journalist wrote a letter to President Barack Obama. Executive editor Martin Baron says in a statement that Post reporter Jason Rezaian actually filled out an online job application, not a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. The FCC chairman, Tom Wheeler, has called broadband a critical service for modern life. But many low-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general said Thursday. Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' notebook provides the most comprehensive look yet into what he described as his "broken" mind. Just before the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70, Holmes mailed the notebook to a University of Colorado...
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — An iconic lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard is set to begin a multi-day trek to a new home farther inland. The $3 million effort to move the Gay Head Lighthouse, among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S., would prevent the 160-year-old...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Antoinette Perrine has barricaded her front door since her brother was killed three weeks ago on a basketball court near her home in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore. She already has iron bars outside her windows and added metal slabs on the inside...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was...
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Illinois' Thomas Detry shot 4-under 68 for a share of the individual lead and the Illini...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has reimbursed the federal government for the cost of auto...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Coach Bill Belichick shed little light Friday in his first public remarks since the...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Coach Bill Belichick shed little light Friday in his first public remarks since the...