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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — After receiving tens of thousands of complaints about noise from planes and helicopters shuttling the rich and famous into the Hamptons, an eastern Long Island town has passed new laws aimed at curtailing the cacophony. "This is about addressing noise and...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster linked to artwork stolen from a Boston museum in 1990 was arrested Friday on a gun charge, and his defense attorney said it was likely related to federal authorities' efforts to press him for information they claim he has on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature of 56.4 degrees (13.6 degrees Celsius) was the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's been no break from the globe's record heat — the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's average temperature of 56.4 degrees (13.6 degrees Celsius) was the...
BOSTON (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three people...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is getting a boost from the first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator. New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has filed legislation to create a citizens panel to recommend an appropriate candidate. She...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A mentally disabled Colorado man was set to be sentenced Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that has brought thousands of newcomers to the remote Northern Plains. Prosecutors recommended 100...
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon spill. And...
BOSTON (AP) — The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three people...
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with...
The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks...
CICERO, Ill. (AP) — Whiskey Ticket held off fast charging Conquest Curlinate by a nose Saturday to win the $400,...
NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) — A former teacher has been charged with possessing child pornography. The Standard Democrat...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have faced almost every postseason obstacle imaginable during their 18-...