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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography. Christopher Wheeler showed no emotion and declined to speak. His attorney plans to...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Funeral plans are set for Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody. A wake will be held Sunday. The funeral is set for 11 a.m. Monday at New Shiloh Baptist Church. The Rev. Harold Carter Jr. will preside...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's public transit agency is letting people ride for free for a day as a goodwill gesture following a winter of disastrous breakdowns. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority says riders can skip the fare Friday for all modes of transportation,...
POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies. When California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, fired up its gleaming new stainless steel brewery in...
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. After turning in another quarter of sliding sales and profit, McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said the chain will unveil initial details on a plan to...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far. Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry's life for years as she...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her. That's because she was chained and couldn't move far. Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry's life for years as...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it's now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school. The story began last fall, when a fixture in downtown Nashville called The Social Club sold its...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In an unusually public fight, a Cherokee advocacy group is challenging a half-million dollars in extra pay the Tribal Council recently approved for itself, saying the North Carolina tribe can't afford raises for top officials while other services suffer. The...
CHICAGO (AP) — Billionaire businessman Sam Zell has donated $4 million to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's new...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate GOP negotiators are sealing agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For 6½ years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Passengers on an Amtrak train from Chicago to San Francisco were delayed after a car pulled onto...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch has been sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general. She was sworn in Monday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Will the list include a musical set in a funeral home of all places? Or one set in Paris? Is there...