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For decades, a modest farmhouse in central Virginia was thought to be what remained of President James Monroe's home in Charlottesville, Virginia. It turns out, historians were wrong. New evidence suggests the building that has long been billed as the home that the Founding...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a "bust" because...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request for emergency money to combat the Zika virus has been sitting before Congress for more than two months, and there's no obvious path forward despite a growing threat in the hot summer months and increasing public...
NEW YORK (AP) — An ancient stone sculpture of Buddha's footprints that was smuggled into the United States and had been expected to sell for more than $1 million was returned to the government of Pakistan on Wednesday. The piece, called a Buddhapada, was taken from a Pakistani...
DETROIT (AP) — A dozen Detroit principals and an administrator are accused of finding a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000 — ordering chairs, writing paper and other supplies that in most cases were never delivered, even as investigators doggedly battled...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California's Davis campus was put on indefinite leave Wednesday amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image online, following the widely criticized pepper...
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will ask a judge to sentence the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger to three more years in prison for refusing to testify about whether anyone else helped Bulger after he fled the city. Catherine Greig already is serving an 8-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio have been subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation, his administration said. City Hall received subpoenas from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan and from the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two closely watched energy deals in Ohio allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers cannot take effect until federal regulators approve them. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Wednesday that the...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Mark down Laremy Tunsil as a no-show at his introductory news conference in South Florida...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Mark down Laremy Tunsil as a no-show at his introductory news conference in South Florida...
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — It literally was a whale of a job. Crews on Friday finished removing the 60,000-ton...
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Bond has been set at $5 million for a 61-year-old man facing murder and arson charges for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has placed five countries — China, Japan, Germany, South Korea and...